South American Tern, Sterna hirundinacea

Recording AV#310. Argentina: Tierra del Fuego, Estancia Harberton, Isla Martillo (-54.907, -67.376)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 310
AVoCet catalog #AV310
Audio duration (s)23.8
ID confidence and determination100%
breeding plumaged birds seen in flight; identified primarily on location/date; no similar species likely in this plumage
Other identified bird speciesSpheniscus magellanicus
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
slightly over peak
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorflew right overhead


Recording dateDecember 28, 2008
Time recorded (24h)late morning
LocationArgentina: Tierra del Fuego, Estancia Harberton, Isla Martillo (-54.907, -67.376)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercool, windy
Habitatjust off shelly beach of islet

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro + Edirol R09