Puno Canastero, Asthenes sclateri sclateri

Recording AV#5. 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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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 5
AVoCet catalog #AV5
Audio duration (s)30.3
ID confidence and determination100%
Asthenes with rufous in wings, broad long gray tail with blackish outer rectrices, whitish underparts (chin color not seen), strongly streaked above; call matches one in Bird Sounds from Southern South America
Other identified bird speciesZonotrichia capensis
Other noisewind
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionbelow average

Individual Characterization

Behaviorcalling while moving rapidly between rocks and through vegetation; easy to follow progression and not shy. Would sit for a few seconds at a time on a rock or other open patches
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateDecember 14, 2008
Time recorded (24h)18:52h
LocationArgentina: Cordoba; c.2 km e of Parador La Pampilla along road (-31.594, -64.714)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)1825
Determined by: GPS
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