Long-tailed Meadowlark, Sturnella loyca loyca

Recording AV#3. Argentina: Cordoba; c.2 km e of Parador La Pampilla along road (-31.594, -64.714)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 3
AVoCet catalog #AV3
Audio duration (s)29.7
ID confidence and determination100%
male by very black and red plumage; this species by long tail and bill
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage

Individual Characterization

Sexmale
Determined by: plumage
Ageadult
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorsitting in exposed position; presumed female skulking and answering with very similar call; male became agitated with frequent tail flicking in synch with calling and sometimes when not calling, allowed very close approach before dropping down

Environment

Recording date14 Dec 2008
Time recorded (24h)18:15h
LocationArgentina: Cordoba; c.2 km e of Parador La Pampilla along road (-31.594, -64.714)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1825
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercool, rather windy
Habitathigh-altitude stony pampas, in an area with a small stream, some short grass, and a few bushes along the road

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentSennheiser ME66/K6 + Fostex FR-2LE