White-throated Swallow, Hirundo albigularis

Recording AV#12217. 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 12217
AVoCet catalog #AV12217
Audio duration (s)14.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Sound types presentcalls
could include song
Grade of best portiongood
last two note groups badly distorted
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorfirst bird came into blind and gave a few calls, then the second entered and gave more including chortles, then both sat quietly inside before taking off
Group size2


Recording dateDecember 20, 2010
Time recorded (24h)12:55h
LocationSouth Africa: West Coast National Park, Geelbek (-33.193, 18.124)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)2
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatblind in saltmarsh on lagoon

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