Karoo Prinia, Prinia maculosa

Recording AV#12200. South Africa: West Coast National Park (-33.12, 18.13)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12200
AVoCet catalog #AV12200
Audio duration (s)118.3
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well; not seen calling but numerically dominant; Cisticola subruficapilla also present
Other noisewind
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
except where wind breakup
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviormobbing an African Wild Cat Felis silvestris, seen well crouching under shrub and staring at me
Group size6


Recording dateDecember 21, 2010
Time recorded (24h)6:46h
LocationSouth Africa: West Coast National Park (-33.12, 18.13)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)65
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatopen dry shrubby hillside

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