Dune Lark, Certhilauda erythrochlamys

Recording AV#12121. Namibia: Rooibank (-23.18, 14.64)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12121
AVoCet catalog #AV12121
Audio duration (s)14.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing
Other noisemovement
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorhad been foraging amid clumps of dead acacia branches on dune top, then flew off singing and landed on a more distant vegetated dune
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateDecember 27, 2010
Time recorded (24h)7:54h
LocationNamibia: Rooibank (-23.18, 14.64)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)120
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherabout 65F, heavily overcast, breezy
Habitatsmall dunes with some vegetation, e.g. grass clumps and melon-bearing creepers

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 Informationhigh-pass filter 2 kHz