Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina

Recording AV#925. USA: Michigan: Ingham Co.; Sleepy Hollow State Park, beach parking lot (42.922, -84.408)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 925
AVoCet catalog #AV925
Audio duration (s)95.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well at close quarters; chestnut cap and black eyestripe
Sound types presentcall, song
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadult
Determined by: plumage
Behaviortwo males in extended, fierce altercation involving fighting on ground in parking lot and aerial chases while giving chittering calls; presumed victor then sings loudly from low perch
Group size2

Environment

Recording dateApril 18, 2009
Time recorded (24h)10:45h
LocationUSA: Michigan: Ingham Co.; Sleepy Hollow State Park, beach parking lot (42.922, -84.408)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)250
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherc.60 F, sunny, windy
Habitatlakeside lawn with bushes and buildings

Additional Information

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