Tabon Megapode, Megapodius cumingii

Recording AV#10150. Malaysia: Sabah; Pulau Tiga (5.724, 115.654)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Picture of Tabon Megapode, Megapodius cumingii
Philippine Scrubfowl, Megapodius cumingii, hatchling

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 10150
AVoCet catalog #AV10150
Audio duration (s)7.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and photographed (photos above)
Other noiseinsects
Sound types presentshuffling in leaf litter
Grade of best portionaverage
faint, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: very tiny, appeared exhausted and unwilling to move far, but feathers completely dry
Behavioron ground near trail, stayed very still and allowed close approach, although it did make a couple of short runs through the leaf litter (the sounds recorded here) and short flights
Group size1


Recording dateJuly 30, 2010
Time recorded (24h)15:34h
LocationMalaysia: Sabah; Pulau Tiga (5.724, 115.654)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: estimate
Habitatcoastal forest

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-66/K6