Northern Pintail, Anas acuta

Recording AV#11342. 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 11342
AVoCet catalog #AV11342
Audio duration (s)29.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; not seen calling but many present here
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexmost in female plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorfeeding in the pools and among the reeds
Group sizefair-sized flock


Recording dateNovember 14, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:05h
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
Habitatpools among reeds

Additional Information

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