Common Moorhen, Gallinula chloropus

Recording AV#11953. 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 11953
AVoCet catalog #AV11953
Audio duration (s)8.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesStreptopelia decipiens
Other noisetraffic
Sound types presentcalls
aggressive
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadults
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorappeared to be chasing Nettapus auritus away from waterlily buds
Group size2

Environment

Recording dateJanuary 01, 2011
Time recorded (24h)18:33h
LocationBotswana: Maun, banks of Thamalakane River (-20.005, 23.428)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)940
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatwell-vegetated river in flood

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