Greater Antillean Grackle, Quiscalus niger brachypterus

Recording AV#14330. Puerto Rico: Bosque Estatal de Boqueron, Manglares de Boqueron-Guaniquilla (17.937, -67.19)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 14330
AVoCet catalog #AV14330
Audio duration (s)374.1
ID confidence and determination100%
Seen well
Sound types presentSong, call
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexboth present
Behavioralmost all the birds at the roost in mangroves are this, plus a few Agelaius xanthomus and Molothrus bonariensis; they start coming in around 1700h, flying high then diving suddenly into the mangrove and grouping up to display and sing awhile
Group sizelarge flock
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same flock


Recording dateMarch 07, 2012
Time recorded (24h)18:00h
LocationPuerto Rico: Bosque Estatal de Boqueron, Manglares de Boqueron-Guaniquilla (17.937, -67.19)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth Estimate
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: Google Earth Estimate
Position of sunnear dusk

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