Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola

Recording AV#11331. USA: Delaware; Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (39.26, -75.47)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11331
AVoCet catalog #AV11331
Audio duration (s)2.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesBranta canadensis, Chen caerulescens
Sound types presentwater splashing
produced when diving
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviordiving one after another
Group size4 (two pairs)


Recording dateNovember 14, 2010
Time recorded (24h)10:34h
LocationUSA: Delaware; Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (39.26, -75.47)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)0
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherclear, calm, pleasant
Habitatcanal beside road next to reedbeds in marsh

Additional Information

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