Red-shouldered Glossy-starling, Lamprotornis nitens

Recording AV#12410. Botswana: Khama Rhino Sanctuary (-22.244, 26.721)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12410
AVoCet catalog #AV12410
Audio duration (s)8.9
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen; identification based on apparent lack of darker cheek patch and on bluish not purplish belly; most similar to some notes in Southern African Bird Sounds
Other identified bird speciesPloceus velatus
Other noisetalking
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorperched atop tree near hotel
Group size1


Recording dateJanuary 03, 2011
Time recorded (24h)9:39h
LocationBotswana: Khama Rhino Sanctuary (-22.244, 26.721)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1250
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatnear building in acacia woodland

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