Muscovy Duck, Cairina moschata

Recording AV#13022. In Captivity: Pemba; Ngezi Forest (-4.93, 39.7)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 13022
AVoCet catalog #AV13022
Audio duration (s)13.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Other noisetalking
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
very quiet
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadult and young
Determined by: plumage, size
Behaviorparent with several small ducklings foraging in yard
Group sizeseveral


Recording dateMay 15, 2011
Time recorded (24h)8:50h
LocationIn Captivity: Pemba; Ngezi Forest (-4.93, 39.7)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)15
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatsmall yard at park headquarters near houses

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