Tractrac Chat, Cercomela tractrac

Recording AV#12124. Namibia: Rooibank (-23.18, 14.64)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 12124
AVoCet catalog #AV12124
Audio duration (s)30.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentwing noise then call
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorloud wing noise made when bird swooped off low perch after prey; single note also made in flight
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes or pair member


Recording dateDecember 27, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:03h
LocationNamibia: Rooibank (-23.18, 14.64)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)120
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatopen sandy margin of well-vegetated small dune area

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