Common Grenadier, Uraeginthus granatinus

Recording AV#12095. Namibia: Spitzkoppe (-21.825, 15.194)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 12095
AVoCet catalog #AV12095
Audio duration (s)39.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; wing noise definitely this species
Other identified bird speciesMirafra sabota
Other noisemovement, mic noise
Sound types presentwing noise
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviortaking a spirited bath in a few millimeters of water collected in a depression on top of a rock from the earlier rainstorm, then shaking itself off
Group size1, possibly another nearby
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateDecember 27, 2010
Time recorded (24h)18:33h
LocationNamibia: Spitzkoppe (-21.825, 15.194)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)1110
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatdry acacia woodland around rock outcrops

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