Nicaraguan Grackle, Quiscalus nicaraguensis

Recording AV#19120. Costa Rica: Alajuela; Caño Negro NP (10.98, -84.74)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 19120
AVoCet catalog #AV19120
Audio duration (s)31.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing
Sound types presentSong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorwhen singing raised its head and closed its eyes so the blue-white nictitating membrane was conspicuous, carpals depressed and flared; and tail slightly cocked and flared; photos above same bird
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateDecember 29, 2014
Time recorded (24h)16:32h
LocationCosta Rica: Alajuela; Caño Negro NP (10.98, -84.74)
Coordinates determined by: eBird
Habitatin reed bed singing and displaying

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