Rufous-sided Warbling-finch, Poospiza hypochondria

Recording AV#94. Argentina: Tucuman; 2.5 miles (straight-line) NW of El Infiernillo (-26.695, -65.804)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 94
AVoCet catalog #AV94
Audio duration (s)22.4
ID confidence and determination100%
not seen while singing; seen when calling at 0655 in dense fog; head pattern with white malar and black moustachial; clearly this species, matching single available XC cut; nothing on BSSSA
Other identified bird speciesZonotrichia capensis
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorstayed well-hidden within bushes while singing in dense fog


Recording dateDecember 18, 2008
Time recorded (24h)7:53h
LocationArgentina: Tucuman; 2.5 miles (straight-line) NW of El Infiernillo (-26.695, -65.804)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2877
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercold, with dense fog, still
Habitatarid rocky hillsides with well spaced low bushes and a few cardones

Additional Information

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