Costa Rican Pygmy-owl, Glaucidium costaricanum

Recording AV#17958. Costa Rica: Prov. San Jose; Dota; Parque Nacional los Quetzales (9.61, -83.83)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 17958
AVoCet catalog #AV17958
Audio duration (s)21.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and photographed (photo above is of bird recorded)
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedyes, this is after playback of prerecorded calls

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorcame in to playback and perched about mid-level, singing and occasionally changing perches
Group size1


Recording dateJanuary 04, 2014
Time recorded (24h)7:59h
LocationCosta Rica: Prov. San Jose; Dota; Parque Nacional los Quetzales (9.61, -83.83)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from GPS reading
Elevation (m)2600
Determined by: estimate from GPS reading
Weatherclear, cool, calm
Habitattall montane rainforest

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