Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill, Tockus leucomelas

Recording AV#11892. Botswana: Khama Rhino Sanctuary (-22.244, 26.721)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11892
AVoCet catalog #AV11892
Audio duration (s)196.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing
Other identified bird speciesChrysococcyx caprius
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
first half rather faint
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviormost of the singing done with bill closed and bird stationary, with fixed stare; hard to tell it's singing until late in the series when it raises up and down on legs, raises wings high over back and lowers head
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJanuary 03, 2011
Time recorded (24h)6:40h
LocationBotswana: Khama Rhino Sanctuary (-22.244, 26.721)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1250
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatsmall waterhole in savanna

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