Olive Bush-shrike, Telophorus olivaceus

Recording AV#11820. South Africa: Mpumalanga; Kaapsehoop (-25.59, 30.77)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11820
AVoCet catalog #AV11820
Audio duration (s)30.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well shortly afterwards from same spot, giving very different song type but with similar quality
Other identified bird speciesColumba arquatrix, Zosterops pallidus, Chrysococcyx cupreus
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorunseen bird(s) gave one song type several times, then switched to completely different pattern though with similar quality, then a third different pattern
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?probably same pair or small group


Recording dateJanuary 05, 2011
Time recorded (24h)8:03h
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
Habitatsmall patch of low dense 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