Cape Gannet, Morus capensis

Recording AV#12204. South Africa: Lambert's Bay (-32.089, 18.302)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12204
AVoCet catalog #AV12204
Audio duration (s)75.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorforeground birds calling as they approach colony
Group sizelarge colony
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same colony


Recording dateDecember 21, 2010
Time recorded (24h)15:40h
LocationSouth Africa: Lambert's Bay (-32.089, 18.302)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: near sea level
Weatherfoggy, cool, windy
Habitatnesting island

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