Long-tailed Widowbird, Euplectes progne

Recording AV#11754. South Africa: Mpumalanga; Wakkerstroom (-27.35, 30.13)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 11754
AVoCet catalog #AV11754
Audio duration (s)27.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen; large flock of females and immatures accompanied by a couple of breeding plumage males, clearly making the vast majority of chipping notes
Other identified bird speciesFulica cristata
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorflying over
Group sizelarge flock, probably >50


Recording dateJanuary 06, 2011
Time recorded (24h)5:22h
LocationSouth Africa: Mpumalanga; Wakkerstroom (-27.35, 30.13)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)1700
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weathercool, clear, calm
Position of sunshortly after sunrise
Habitatextensive grassy marsh

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