Cape Gannet, Morus capensis

Recording AV#12205. South Africa: Lambert's Bay (-32.089, 18.302)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 12205
AVoCet catalog #AV12205
Audio duration (s)12.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: including the second strophe, much clearer and higher-pitched than most
Behaviorcalling on approach to colony
Group size2 in foreground
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same colony


Recording dateDecember 21, 2010
Time recorded (24h)15:41h
LocationSouth Africa: Lambert's Bay (-32.089, 18.302)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercool, overcast, very windy
Habitatsmall rocky 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