Upland Goose, Chloephaga picta picta

Recording AV#328. Argentina: Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego National Park, Bahia Lapataia (-54.853, -68.559)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 328
AVoCet catalog #AV328
Audio duration (s)21.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesLarus dominicanus
Other noiserain hitting parabola
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionbelow average
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorfemale makes loud trumpeting calls while she flew in and continued to make it while landing and while her mate, which was making squeaky baby bird-begging calls, came in on foot, then both ran toward other male, chasing him away but not far
Group size3


Recording dateDecember 30, 2008
Time recorded (24h)14:43h
LocationArgentina: Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego National Park, Bahia Lapataia (-54.853, -68.559)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)22
Determined by: close estimate from being there
Weathercold, rainy, windy
Habitatmudflat in bay

Additional Information

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