White Wagtail, Motacilla alba alboides

Recording AV#11191. India: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Sindhu Darshan (34.0801, 77.6131)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11191
AVoCet catalog #AV11191
Audio duration (s)34.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, photographed
Other identified bird speciesCarpodacus erythrinus
Other noisewater
Sound types presentsong then calls
singing from perch, last few notes on take-off
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorperched on small Hippophae shrub, flying off at very end
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJuly 03, 2010
Time recorded (24h)7:36h
LocationIndia: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Sindhu Darshan (34.0801, 77.6131)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)3241
Determined by: GPS
Habitatbroad rocky river, river itself narrow and divided into at least two braids, dense shrubs in the river island; one side of the river is made up of an artificial rock bank

Additional Information

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