Red-winged Starling, Onychognathus morio

Recording AV#11797. South Africa: Golden Gate Highlands NP (-28.52, 28.62)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11797
AVoCet catalog #AV11797
Audio duration (s)95.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noisewind
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: behavior, plumage
Behaviorbegging of three fledglings to father who has a large food item but can't partition it and keeps hopping away from young, which follow him; adult female following more distantly on foot.
Group size3 fledglings, 2 parents


Recording dateJanuary 06, 2011
Time recorded (24h)18:01h
LocationSouth Africa: Golden Gate Highlands NP (-28.52, 28.62)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)2000
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weathercool, overcast, very windy
Habitatparking lot near hotel in grassland with cliffs

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