Natal Francolin, Francolinus natalensis

Recording AV#11914. Botswana: Khama Rhino Sanctuary (-22.244, 26.721)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11914
AVoCet catalog #AV11914
Audio duration (s)67.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing, photographed
Other identified bird speciesStreptopelia capicola, Lamprotornis australis
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
second strophe slightly clipped
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: male slightly larger, has two spurs while smaller female lacks spurs
Determined by: plumage
Behaviormale sang softly first, then loudly, accompanied by mate, the second time while standing on the barbecue grill. Very tame around campsite
Group size2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJanuary 02, 2011
Time recorded (24h)17:41h
LocationBotswana: Khama Rhino Sanctuary (-22.244, 26.721)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1250
Determined by: Google Earth

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