Cape Bulbul, Pycnonotus capensis

Recording AV#12187. South Africa: Kransvleipoort (-32.252, 18.845)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12187
AVoCet catalog #AV12187
Audio duration (s)71.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviormobbing an unseen animal which, judging from the fact that the birds were always looking down, was on the ground. Mobbing continued several minutes, with other species as well including Prinia maculosa and Bradypterus baboecala
Group sizeseveral


Recording dateDecember 20, 2010
Time recorded (24h)7:57h
LocationSouth Africa: Kransvleipoort (-32.252, 18.845)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)370
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatstreamside shrubs in ravine

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