Rufous-sided Warbling-finch, Poospiza hypochondria

Recording AV#96. 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 96
AVoCet catalog #AV96
Audio duration (s)47.6
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 presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviortwo individuals in chase across road involving loud chipping


Recording dateDecember 18, 2008
Time recorded (24h)7:55h
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 hillside 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