Purple Heron, Ardea purpurea purpurea

Recording AV#11956. 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 11956
AVoCet catalog #AV11956
Audio duration (s)9.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Other noisetraffic
Sound types presentcalls
greeting
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadults
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorbird flying into colony and being greeted by mate
Group size2, possibly others joining in

Environment

Recording date 1 Jan 2011
Time recorded (24h)18:35h
LocationBotswana: Maun, banks of Thamalakane River (-20.005, 23.428)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)940
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatsmall nesting colony on islet in well-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