Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias herodias

Recording AV#11361. 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 11361
AVoCet catalog #AV11361
Audio duration (s)9.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
except for first few notes, which are badly clipped
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorbird had been standing in canal, when I approached it looked alarmed then flew off uttering this call at very close quarters
Group size1


Recording dateNovember 13, 2010
Time recorded (24h)17:02h
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
Position of sunnear sunset
Habitatcanal in 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