Brent Goose, Branta bernicla

Recording AV#11380. USA: New Jersey; Edwin Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Brigantine Sector (39.45, -74.41)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11380
AVoCet catalog #AV11380
Audio duration (s)48.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesAnas rubripes
Other noisewind
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorvery tame, seemingly emaciated single bird, feeding frantically on grass alongside road, a few times walking across the road in front of vehicles, eventually flying off
Group size1


Recording dateNovember 20, 2010
Time recorded (24h)11:54h
LocationUSA: New Jersey; Edwin Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Brigantine Sector (39.45, -74.41)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)0
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherclear, windy, pleasant
Habitatgrassy roadside margins in saltmarsh

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