Andean Swift, Aeronautes andecolus andecolus

Recording AV#117. Argentina: along Rta. 307 between Tafi del Valle and Ruinas de Quilmes (-26.624, -65.84)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 117
AVoCet catalog #AV117
Audio duration (s)23.3
ID confidence and determination100%
flock seen well and at close quarters in good light
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorrepeatedly zooming down in front of cliff face close at hand and back up again
Group sizeflock of changeable size
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same flock


Recording dateDecember 18, 2008
Time recorded (24h)19:19h
LocationArgentina: along Rta. 307 between Tafi del Valle and Ruinas de Quilmes (-26.624, -65.84)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2525
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercool, overcast
Habitatarea of dense scrub and cardones on a gradually sloping hillside

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro + Edirol R09