African Grey Hornbill, Tockus nasutus

Recording AV#11952. Botswana: near Maun, Island Safari Lodge (-19.925, 23.509)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11952
AVoCet catalog #AV11952
Audio duration (s)14.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noisepeople talking
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: still in nest; about 2/3 grown
Behaviorcalling from nest hole, with head and bill just inside opening
Group size1 seen


Recording dateJanuary 02, 2011
Time recorded (24h)9:30h
LocationBotswana: near Maun, Island Safari Lodge (-19.925, 23.509)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)940
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatwooded hotel garden along river; nest hole about 5 feet up

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