Southern Carmine Bee-eater, Merops nubicoides

Recording AV#11919. Botswana: Makalamabedi (-20.315, 23.874)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11919
AVoCet catalog #AV11919
Audio duration (s)4.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noisetraffic
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage, behavior
Behaviorperched on telephone wire begging
Group size1 fledgling, parents nearby


Recording dateJanuary 20, 2011
Time recorded (24h)11:54h
LocationBotswana: Makalamabedi (-20.315, 23.874)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)925
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatopen plains in savannah

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