White-tailed Ptarmigan, Lagopus leucura

Recording AV#18670. USA: Colorado; Larimer Co.; Rocky Mountain National Park, off Trail Ridge Road, near Tundra Communities Trail (40.413, -105.742)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 18670
AVoCet catalog #AV18670
Audio duration (s)3.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well shortly afterward
Other noisewind, movement
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionbelow average
distant, windy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviormoving slowly uphill together
Group size2

Environment

Recording date28 Sep 2014
Time recorded (24h)9:34h
LocationUSA: Colorado; Larimer Co.; Rocky Mountain National Park, off Trail Ridge Road, near Tundra Communities Trail (40.413, -105.742)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)3660
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherwindy, cold, foggy
Habitatrocky alpine tundra slope

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra LB + Sennheiser ME67/K6