Black-winged Snowfinch, Montifringilla adamsi adamsi

Recording AV#11189. India: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Kargil-Leh road (34.3, 76.5)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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AVoCet catalog #AV11189
Audio duration (s)3.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; greyish head, white wing slash
Sound types presentcall, wing noise
extremely close; very quiet calls and wing noise on take-off
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Group size1 in foreground making the noise
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same group


Recording date 2 Jul 2010
Time recorded (24h)12:06h
LocationIndia: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Kargil-Leh road (34.3, 76.5)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)4500
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatrocky hillside with soggy grassy patches near stream

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Equipment usedNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-66/K6
Creative Commons License

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