Sharpe's Rosefinch, Carpodacus verreauxi

Recording AV#17348. China: Sichuan: Balangshan, near tunnel (30.876, 102.965)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 17348
AVoCet catalog #AV17348
Audio duration (s)5.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen briefly; showed broad pale pink supercilium between dark red crown and eyestripe, pale wing markings, and slim, relatively long-tailed shape; call matches P. Alstrom recording
Other identified bird speciesCarpodacus erythrinus
Sound types presentcalls
2, the first very faint
Grade of best portionaverage
bird was close but still rather faint
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexmale; others probably of this species nearby but not seen well
Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorskulking in dense bush
Group sizeprobably more than one


Recording dateJuly 14, 2013
Time recorded (24h)10:21h
LocationChina: Sichuan: Balangshan, near tunnel (30.876, 102.965)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)3513
Determined by: GPS
Habitatdense alpine shrubbery among grassy slopes

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionsCopyright by recordist; freely available for non-commercial use
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME67/K6