Upland Goose, Chloephaga picta picta

Recording AV#329. 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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Sonogram of recording #AV 329
AVoCet catalog #AV329
Audio duration (s)96.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesLarus dominicanus
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
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
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


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