American Coot, Fulica americana americana

Recording AV#11421. 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 11421
AVoCet catalog #AV11421
Audio duration (s)7.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesCyclarhis gujanensis insularis
Other noisesurf
Sound types presentsplashing
rushing a short distance in the water then settling again
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadults
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorpart of a loafing group
Group size2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same flock

Environment

Recording dateNovember 28, 2010
Time recorded (24h)6:41h
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