Upland Buzzard, Buteo hemilasius

Recording AV#7384. India: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Tso Kar (33.3262, 78.0389)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 7384
AVoCet catalog #AV7384
Audio duration (s)58.0
ID confidence and determination100%
chick seen in nest, not seen calling; parent seen calling in flight, showed dark head and chest, distinct pale band between chest and dark belly, very large white wing patch and prominent large dark carpal patch; large and heavy-set; tail pattern not discerned
Other noisewind
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
some wind breakup
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Agenestling then adult
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorafter first part which was made by chick in nest, parent flew by close to nest, calling, but did not stop, circled around and lost to sight
Group size2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJuly 06, 2010
Time recorded (24h)16:59h
LocationIndia: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Tso Kar (33.3262, 78.0389)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)4537
Determined by: GPS
Habitatrocky outcrop by lake

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Editing Informationhigh-pass filter, editing out of some noisy parts (target sounds not affected)