Red-chested Cuckoo, Cuculus solitarius

Recording AV#11985. Namibia: Kavango; along B8 near Shinyemba (-17.99, 21.23)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11985
AVoCet catalog #AV11985
Audio duration (s)22.8
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing
Other identified bird speciesSerinus mozambicus
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorsitting in open on top of small tree singing persistently
Group size1 seen, another in background countersinging
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?probably same two


Recording dateJanuary 01, 2011
Time recorded (24h)8:16h
LocationNamibia: Kavango; along B8 near Shinyemba (-17.99, 21.23)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)1060
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatdisturbed dry woodland

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