African Oystercatcher, Haematopus moquini

Recording AV#12207. South Africa: Lambert's Bay (-32.089, 18.302)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12207
AVoCet catalog #AV12207
Audio duration (s)13.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesLarus dominicanus
Other noisesurf
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorhad been standing on rock, flew up as I passed
Group size4


Recording dateDecember 21, 2010
Time recorded (24h)16:04h
LocationSouth Africa: Lambert's Bay (-32.089, 18.302)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: near sea level
Habitatsurf-washed rocks near gannet colony

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