Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater

Recording AV#910. USA: Michigan: Ingham Co.; Sleepy Hollow State Park, east side of Lake Ovid (42.922, -84.408)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 910
AVoCet catalog #AV910
Audio duration (s)26.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen
Other identified bird speciesCardinalis cardinalis, Colaptes auratus, Corvus brachyrhynchos
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexmale
Determined by: plumage
Ageadult, chick
Determined by: plumage
Behaviormales posturing at each other while singing, females on either side
Group size3 males, 1 female

Environment

Recording dateApril 18, 2009
Time recorded (24h)7:32h
LocationUSA: Michigan: Ingham Co.; Sleepy Hollow State Park, east side of Lake Ovid (42.922, -84.408)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)250
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherc.40°F, sunny, breezy
Habitatbushy field with scattered trees near lake

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro/parabola + Nagra Ares BB+