Grey-winged Francolin, Francolinus africanus

Recording AV#12201. South Africa: West Coast National Park, Geelbek (-33.193, 18.124)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 12201
AVoCet catalog #AV12201
Audio duration (s)7.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noisewind, movement
Sound types presentcalls
soft; birds quite close
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadults and well-grown young present
Determined by: plumage
Behavioron ground in low grass, moving into compact dense low shrub; these notes made while hidden within shrub
Group sizea few
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same family group


Recording dateDecember 21, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:16h
LocationSouth Africa: West Coast National Park, Geelbek (-33.193, 18.124)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)240
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathervery windy
Habitatopen sparsely vegetated plain

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