Wood Duck, Aix sponsa

Recording AV#12664. USA: Illinois: Chicago; Lincoln Park Zoo (41.921, -87.634)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

Download SoundMP3 (compressed, lossy) | FLAC (compressed, lossless) | WAV (uncompressed, lossless)
Download Sonogramsonogram (JPEG)
Graphic Sound Analysis
(click to zoom)
Sonogram of recording #AV 12664
AVoCet catalog #AV12664
Audio duration (s)20.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; not seen calling but distinctive
Other identified bird speciesLarus delawarensis, Agelaius phoeniceus
Other noisetraffic
Sound types presentcalls
could include song
Grade of best portionbelow average
faint, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexboth present
Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorinitially close by, moving away slowly on water during cut
Group sizeseveral


Recording dateMarch 20, 2011
Time recorded (24h)13:44h
LocationUSA: Illinois: Chicago; Lincoln Park Zoo (41.921, -87.634)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)180
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatwaterfowl pond in urban zoo

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