Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos

Recording AV#11347. 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 11347
AVoCet catalog #AV11347
Audio duration (s)12.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; flock almost entirely this species, with a few Anas rubripes
Other identified bird speciesBranta canadensis
Sound types presentwing noise
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflock taking off from water in alarm
Group sizemedium-sized flock


Recording dateNovember 14, 2010
Time recorded (24h)8:19h
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
Habitatlarge pools in marsh

Additional Information

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