Ring-necked Duck, Aythya collaris

Recording AV#12841. USA: Michigan; Chippewa Co., Tahquamenon River mouth (46.5605, -85.0291)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 12841
AVoCet catalog #AV12841
Audio duration (s)3.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; only birds taking off
Other noisetraffic
Sound types presentwing noise, splashing
taking off
Grade of best portionbelow average
quiet despite being fairly close
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexboth present
Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorhad been swimming, took off at person's approach
Group sizeseveral


Recording dateApril 09, 2011
Time recorded (24h)11:17h
LocationUSA: Michigan; Chippewa Co., Tahquamenon River mouth (46.5605, -85.0291)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)180
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatriver mouth

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-67/K6