Banded Martin, Riparia cincta

Recording AV#11839. South Africa: Mpumalanga; Dullstroom (-25.381, 30.099)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11839
AVoCet catalog #AV11839
Audio duration (s)139.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing
Other identified bird speciesCisticola ayresii
Other noisemovement
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorperched on top of thin fencepost close to road, did not leave when approached by car but instead spontaneously began long, protracted song, before eventually stopping and taking off shortly thereafter
Group size1


Recording dateJanuary 05, 2011
Time recorded (24h)13:09h
LocationSouth Africa: Mpumalanga; Dullstroom (-25.381, 30.099)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)2070
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatmesic grassland

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