Dunlin, Calidris alpina

Recording AV#11383. 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 11383
AVoCet catalog #AV11383
Audio duration (s)32.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noisewind
Sound types presentcalls
aggressive then flight
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorsmall flock feeding on mudflat, two birds interacted aggressively with wings raised, then several seconds later entire flock flew off, some calling
Group sizec.20

Environment

Recording dateNovember 20, 2010
Time recorded (24h)12:31h
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
Habitatsaltmarsh pools

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