Acorn Woodpecker, Melanerpes formicivorus

Recording AV#17969. 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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Sonogram of recording #AV 17969
AVoCet catalog #AV17969
Audio duration (s)37.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesContopus ochraceus
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno, but this is a response to playing Costa Rican Pygmy-owl song

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflying around treetops searching for owl
Group sizeat least 2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same group


Recording dateJanuary 04, 2014
Time recorded (24h)8:21h
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 riverine 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