Purple-crowned Fairy, Heliothryx barroti

Recording AV#18163. Costa Rica: Cartago Prov.; Rancho Naturalista (9.832, -83.564)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 18163
AVoCet catalog #AV18163
Audio duration (s)21.1
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well, not seen making these notes but it was calling, and no other bird was known to be in the area
Other noisestream
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorflying in over shallow bathing pools then repeatedly plunging in and bathing
Group size1


Recording dateDecember 29, 2013
Time recorded (24h)16:21h
LocationCosta Rica: Cartago Prov.; Rancho Naturalista (9.832, -83.564)
Coordinates determined by: xeno-canto
Elevation (m)950
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Position of sunnearly dusk
Habitatsmall pools in hill rainforest stream

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