Swainson's Thrush, Catharus ustulatus

Recording AV#13783. USA: Arizona; Santa Cruz Co., Patagonia Roadside Rest Stop (31.508, -110.803)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 13783
AVoCet catalog #AV13783
Audio duration (s)21.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling, a buffy-faced bird with weak breast spotting and brown uppertail surface
Other noisewater
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
rather faint
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behavior standing on rock with one leg up part of the time, not flicking wings or tail but distinctly opening bill slightly and puffing out sides of throat a bit with each call note
Group size1


Recording dateMay 07, 2011
Time recorded (24h)17:27h
LocationUSA: Arizona; Santa Cruz Co., Patagonia Roadside Rest Stop (31.508, -110.803)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1190
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatriparian woodland

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-67/K6