Petit's Cuckooshrike, Campephaga petiti

Recording AV#1044. Cameroon: Southwest Province; Mt. Cameroon, enroute to hut 1 (4.162, 9.229)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 1044
AVoCet catalog #AV1044
Audio duration (s)54.0
ID confidence and determinationless than 100%
seen well, black without purplish gloss below, distinct yellow gape wattle; no females seen for confirmation. Not represented in African Bird Sounds but does not match only other possible congener, Campephaga quiscalina, on African Bird Sounds, and does appear to match description in Borrow and Demey; confirmation needed
Other identified bird speciesAndropadus montanus, Platysteira cyanea
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviormales actively moving around together


Recording dateMarch 14, 2009
Time recorded (24h)10:18h
LocationCameroon: Southwest Province; Mt. Cameroon, enroute to hut 1 (4.162, 9.229)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1400
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherc.70°F, slightly breezy, overcast and threatening rain
Habitatforest edge; patches of remnant second-growth bordering small farm plots

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro/parabola, Nagra Ares BB+