Greater Thornbird, Phacellodomus ruber

Recording AV#47. Argentina: Tucuman; road (Rta. 307) from Bella Vista toward Tafi del Valle, c.13 miles SW (straight line) of Bella Vista (-27.108, -65.544)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 47
AVoCet catalog #AV47
Audio duration (s)46.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, including distinct white eye; matches XC 2586, some BSSSA cuts
Other identified bird speciesLeptotila verreauxi, Embernagra platensis, Turdus rufiventris, others
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviormoving actively through palm and other vegetation; possibly nest building in palm but not confirmed

Environment

Recording date16 Dec 2008
Time recorded (24h)7:18h
LocationArgentina: Tucuman; road (Rta. 307) from Bella Vista toward Tafi del Valle, c.13 miles SW (straight line) of Bella Vista (-27.108, -65.544)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)0
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherpleasant, calm
Habitatshrubby disturbed remnant mesic chaco type vegetation near cleared homesteads

Additional Information

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