Reed Cormorant, Phalacrocorax africanus

Recording AV#11748. 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 11748
AVoCet catalog #AV11748
Audio duration (s)3.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentwing noise and splashing
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviortaking off from water then flying a very short distance before splashing down again
Group size1


Recording dateJanuary 08, 2011
Time recorded (24h)9:19h
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