Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher, Phainoptila melanoxantha melanoxantha

Recording AV#13953. Costa Rica: Alajuela; Volcan Poas, Laguna Boto (10.2, -84.22)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 13953
AVoCet catalog #AV13953
Audio duration (s)15.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noisepeople
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorpair feeding in lower canopy, flying short distances and landing heavily on branches, then feeding quietly on small fruits; in mixed flock with Tangara dowii
Group size2


Recording dateDecember 18, 2011
Time recorded (24h)11:09h
LocationCosta Rica: Alajuela; Volcan Poas, Laguna Boto (10.2, -84.22)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)2450
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weathercold, foggy, drizzle
Habitatcloudforest edge

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME67-K6
Editing InformationHigh Pass Filter