Purple Heron, Ardea purpurea purpurea

Recording AV#12338. Botswana: Maun, banks of Thamalakane River (-20.005, 23.428)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12338
AVoCet catalog #AV12338
Audio duration (s)36.8
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentcalls
greeting and begging
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadult and nestlings
Behavioradults calling as they arrive at nests and nestlings begging
Group sizeseveral nests
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same colony


Recording dateJanuary 01, 2011
Time recorded (24h)18:39h
LocationBotswana: Maun, banks of Thamalakane River (-20.005, 23.428)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)940
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatwell-vegetated river in flood

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