Lark Bunting, Calamospiza melanocorys

Recording AV#14717. USA: Montana; Valley Co., near Rt. 2, on road to Bitter Creek Wildlife Viewing Area (48.32, -106.75)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 14717
AVoCet catalog #AV14717
Audio duration (s)18.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesCalcarius ornatus, Sturnella neglecta
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexmales
Determined by: plumage
Ageadults
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorgroup of males, probably just arrived, as few females and not territorial, on plowed field, with Horned Larks, Vesper Sparrow, Chestnut-collared Longspur
Group sizec.20
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same flock

Environment

Recording date12 May 2012
Time recorded (24h)18:07h
LocationUSA: Montana; Valley Co., near Rt. 2, on road to Bitter Creek Wildlife Viewing Area (48.32, -106.75)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)700
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatshort-grass prairie

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