Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias herodias

Recording AV#11339. 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 11339
AVoCet catalog #AV11339
Audio duration (s)4.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Other identified bird speciesChen caerulescens
Other noisefoghorn
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviortaking flight spontaneously and flying towards me then landing not far away, hence not an alarm
Group size1


Recording dateNovember 14, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:30h
LocationUSA: Delaware; Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (39.26, -75.47)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)0
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherclear, calm, pleasant
Habitatshallow water in marsh

Additional Information

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