Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra

Recording AV#16781. USA: Chippewa Co.; Rt. 28, at east edge of Hiawatha National Forest (46.375, -84.489)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 16781
AVoCet catalog #AV16781
Audio duration (s)57.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesPoecile atricapillus
Other noisetraffic
Sound types presentcalls
mostly flight
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexboth present
Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorfeeding on road salt, repeatedly flying off when vehicles approached, then back up when they left; most calling in flight
Group size8
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same flock


Recording dateFebruary 24, 2013
Time recorded (24h)12:09h
LocationUSA: Chippewa Co.; Rt. 28, at east edge of Hiawatha National Forest (46.375, -84.489)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)660
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercold, clear
Habitatedge of spruce forest

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