Shelley's Francolin, Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi

Recording AV#11884. South Africa: Limpopo; Polokwane Game Reserve (-23.946, 29.465)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11884
AVoCet catalog #AV11884
Audio duration (s)3.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; double black lines on pale chestnut face, white throat without chestnut border, and ornate underparts markings
Sound types presentwing noise and calls
upon flushing
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorhiding in roadside grass, then taking off explosively
Group size2


Recording dateJanuary 03, 2011
Time recorded (24h)17:02h
LocationSouth Africa: Limpopo; Polokwane Game Reserve (-23.946, 29.465)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1300
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherhot, clear, windy

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