Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus vociferus

Recording AV#11416. Mexico: Quintana Roo; Cozumel Island, SE corner (20.305, -86.948)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11416
AVoCet catalog #AV11416
Audio duration (s)61.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesQuiscalus mexicanus
Other noisesurf, movement
Sound types presentcalls
mostly given in flight
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorhad been foraging at lagoon's edge; first one flew then the other, and both landed a short distance from where they had been and continued calling
Group size2


Recording dateNovember 28, 2010
Time recorded (24h)6:28h
LocationMexico: Quintana Roo; Cozumel Island, SE corner (20.305, -86.948)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)3
Determined by: near sea level
Weatherbreezy, slightly humid, c.70F
Habitatedge of mangrove lagoon along coast road, right along coast

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