African Stonechat, Saxicola torquatus

Recording AV#11812. South Africa: Mpumalanga; Kaapsehoop (-25.59, 30.77)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11812
AVoCet catalog #AV11812
Audio duration (s)21.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesCisticola ayresii
Sound types presentcalls
includes begging calls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

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


Recording dateJanuary 05, 2011
Time recorded (24h)6:59h
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, somewhat foggy, calm
Habitatlow scrubby edge of grassland and ravine forest

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