Common Moorhen, Gallinula chloropus

Recording AV#11744. South Africa: Western Cape; Paarl Bird Sanctuary (-33.691, 18.98)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11744
AVoCet catalog #AV11744
Audio duration (s)4.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentsplashing and wing noise
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviortalking off from surface of water
Group size2


Recording dateJanuary 08, 2011
Time recorded (24h)9:11h
LocationSouth Africa: Western Cape; Paarl Bird Sanctuary (-33.691, 18.98)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)90
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherclear, calm, pleasant
Habitatsewage works

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