Red-collared Widowbird, Euplectes ardens ardens

Recording AV#11728. South Africa: Golden Gate Highlands NP (-28.52, 28.62)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 11728
AVoCet catalog #AV11728
Audio duration (s)52.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Other identified bird speciesseveral other seedeaters present
Other noisewater, wind
Sound types presentsong
could be calls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexmales
Determined by: plumage
Ageadults
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorbreeding plumage males flying around in feeding seedeater flock, giving some display and aggression vocalizations and behaviors while feeding
Group sizeseveral

Environment

Recording dateJanuary 07, 2011
Time recorded (24h)7:06h
LocationSouth Africa: Golden Gate Highlands NP (-28.52, 28.62)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)2000
Determined by: estimate from park signage
Weathercool, windy, heavily overcast
Position of sunlong after sunrise
Habitatgrassy hillside

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