Wailing Cisticola, Cisticola lais lais

Recording AV#11807. South Africa: Mpumalanga; Kaapsehoop (-25.59, 30.77)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11807
AVoCet catalog #AV11807
Audio duration (s)51.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well as long-tailed cisticola with rufous crown and streaked back; fledglings lack rufous and have shorter tails
Sound types presentsong and calls
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadults and fledglings
Determined by: plumage, behavior
Group size4-5
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?probably same family group


Recording dateJanuary 05, 2011
Time recorded (24h)6:38h
LocationSouth Africa: Mpumalanga; Kaapsehoop (-25.59, 30.77)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)1650
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weathercool, partly cloudy, fog just having cleared, calm

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