African Purple Swamphen, Porphyrio madagascariensis

Recording AV#11922. Botswana: Maun, banks of Thamalakane River (-20.005, 23.428)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 11922
AVoCet catalog #AV11922
Audio duration (s)11.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Other identified bird speciesStreptopelia semitorquata
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorwith two two-thirds-grown chicks
Group size3


Recording dateJanuary 02, 2011
Time recorded (24h)6:11h
LocationBotswana: Maun, banks of Thamalakane River (-20.005, 23.428)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)940
Determined by: Google Earth
Position of sunjust after dawn
Habitatriver with dense surface vegetation

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