American Woodcock, Scolopax minor

Recording AV#12876. USA: Michigan; Chippewa Co., Whitefish Point Bird Observatory (46.7525, -84.971)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12876
AVoCet catalog #AV12876
Audio duration (s)3.8
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, photographed (photo above)
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorfrom ground; bird had been parked all day in brush just behind bird feeder, then gave a couple of calls (including this one) then took off and displayed
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?possibly; several around


Recording dateApril 09, 2011
Time recorded (24h)20:31h
LocationUSA: Michigan; Chippewa Co., Whitefish Point Bird Observatory (46.7525, -84.971)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)185
Determined by: Google Earth
Position of sunjust before dusk
Habitatfields at forest edge

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
Editing InformationPhotograph by _ Utych