Red-tailed Comet, Sappho sparganura sapho

Recording AV#87. Argentina: Tucuman; El Infiernillo (-26.731, -65.788)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 87
AVoCet catalog #AV87
Audio duration (s)12.8
ID confidence and determinationless than 100%
male seen well; not seen singing but continuously in area, and matches some XC cuts, but not BSSSA cuts
Other identified bird speciesTurdus chiguanco
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionpoor
Playback usedno


Recording dateDecember 17, 2008
Time recorded (24h)12:34h
LocationArgentina: Tucuman; El Infiernillo (-26.731, -65.788)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
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