Black-cheeked Waxbill, Estrilda erythronotos

Recording AV#12097. Namibia: Spitzkoppe (-21.825, 15.194)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12097
AVoCet catalog #AV12097
Audio duration (s)12.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Other identified bird speciesNectarinia fusca
Sound types presentcalls and wing noise
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorhad been foraging nearby calling quietly, then took flight spontaneously without alarm, each flying in a different direction
Group size2


Recording dateDecember 27, 2010
Time recorded (24h)18:58h
LocationNamibia: Spitzkoppe (-21.825, 15.194)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)1110
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Position of sunapproaching sundown
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
Editing InformationNectarinia fusca deamplified