Black-bellied Bustard, Eupodotis melanogaster

Recording AV#13827. Tanzania: Mikumi National Park, near headquarters (-7.31, 37.08)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 13827
AVoCet catalog #AV13827
Audio duration (s)6.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing
Other identified bird speciesFrancolinus afer
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedyes

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorbird had been standing still close to car, then sang one phrase, of which the last note was recorded, then on playback of this note the bird immediately sang both notes again with a small display, then stood quietly once again
Group size1


Recording dateMay 19, 2011
Time recorded (24h)18:00h
LocationTanzania: Mikumi National Park, near headquarters (-7.31, 37.08)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)500
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Position of sunalmost sunset
Habitatopen grassland plains

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