Meves's Glossy-starling, Lamprotornis mevesii violacior

Recording AV#11994. Namibia: Kavango; Mahangu National Park (-18.17, 21.71)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 11994
AVoCet catalog #AV11994
Audio duration (s)73.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; very long-tailed, slim, and smaller than more abundant L. australis
Other noisewind
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorhad been foraging silently on ground, then flew up to low perch on dead branch and called persistently
Group size1


Recording dateJanuary 01, 2011
Time recorded (24h)11:11h
LocationNamibia: Kavango; Mahangu National Park (-18.17, 21.71)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)1000
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherheavily overcast, had been raining; very windy
Habitatopen riverine 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