Grey-winged Francolin, Francolinus africanus

Recording AV#12202. South Africa: West Coast National Park, Geelbek (-33.193, 18.124)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12202
AVoCet catalog #AV12202
Audio duration (s)9.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentcalls, wing noise
Grade of best portiongood
except where wind breakup
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadults and well-grown young present
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorexploding into flight from dense low shrub upon my close approach
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)2
Determined by: Google Earth
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