Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus

Recording AV#11359. USA: Virginia; Assateague Island, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (37.9, -75.36)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11359
AVoCet catalog #AV11359
Audio duration (s)4.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentwing noise
flapping wings while standing on perch
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

BehaviorFlapping wings while standing on perch. Group of birds totally silent except for splashing and wing flapping.
Group sizeseveral
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same flock


Recording dateNovember 13, 2010
Time recorded (24h)17:00h
LocationUSA: Virginia; Assateague Island, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (37.9, -75.36)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatcanal within pine forest along road

Additional Information

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