Cape Gannet, Morus capensis

Recording AV#12206. 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 12206
AVoCet catalog #AV12206
Audio duration (s)232.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood

Individual Characterization

Behaviorforeground birds are those approaching colony, but most do not call. There's wide variety in call tone and intensity; many do not open their bills, some open them slightly, and one opened its bill wide and the call was clearer.
Group sizemany
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same colony


Recording dateDecember 21, 2010
Time recorded (24h)15:46h
LocationSouth Africa: Lambert's Bay (-32.089, 18.302)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: near sea level
Habitatrocky colony 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