Clay-coloured Sparrow, Spizella pallida

Recording AV#13848. USA: Waterloo Recreation Area (42.3618, -84.2028)
recorded by Cody Porter

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 13848
AVoCet catalog #AV13848
Audio duration (s)81.2
ID confidence and determination100%
Seen singing well
Other identified bird speciesField Sparrow, American Robin, Indigo Bunting, Blue Jay, American Crow, American Goldfinch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Red-winged Blackbird
Other noiseinsects, traffic, airplane
Sound types presentSong
Grade of best portionGood
Playback usedNo

Individual Characterization

BehaviorMultiple individuals present and singing from perches atop young conifer trees in Christmas tree plantation.
Group sizeAround six individuals present.


Recording dateAugust 06, 2011
Time recorded (24h)09:15
LocationUSA: Waterloo Recreation Area (42.3618, -84.2028)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)284
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
WeatherVery humid and sunny. Temperature around 80°C and low winds.
HabitatA well-spaced Christmas tree plantation with knee-high grasses between trees.

Additional Information

Recordist nameCody Porter
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentMarantz PMD 661, Sennheiser ME-66