Rock Ptarmigan, Lagopus muta millaisi

Recording AV#17431. United Kingdom: Scotland: Applecross Road (57.43, -5.81)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 17431
AVoCet catalog #AV17431
Audio duration (s)3.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noisewind
Sound types presentwing noise
on take-off
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorbird had been walking on ground in fog; not shy; silent until eventually taking flight
Group size1


Recording dateMay 06, 2013
Time recorded (24h)14:22h
LocationUnited Kingdom: Scotland: Applecross Road (57.43, -5.81)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)600
Determined by: GeoHack
Weatherdense fog
Habitatalpine heath

Additional Information

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