Rusty Flowerpiercer, Diglossa sittoides sittoides

Recording AV#80. Argentina: Tucuman; El Infiernillo (-26.731, -65.788)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 80
AVoCet catalog #AV80
Audio duration (s)28.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; female-plumaged with distinctive bill shape; male-plumaged birds seen well singing same type of song; matches Bird Songs of Southern South America cuts
Other identified bird speciesColibri coruscans
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorsinging frequently from within or at edge of shrubs


Recording dateDecember 17, 2008
Time recorded (24h)11:04h
LocationArgentina: Tucuman; El Infiernillo (-26.731, -65.788)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)3081
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercool, very windy
Habitatshallow ravine system with dense low shrubbery within high-altitude grassland

Additional Information

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