Western Sandpiper, Calidris mauri

Recording AV#14539. USA: Washington; Port Angeles, Ediz Hook (48.1397, -123.443)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 14539
AVoCet catalog #AV14539
Audio duration (s)7.2
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well but with Calidris minutilla and C. alba; most notes similar to XC cuts
Other identified bird speciesCalidris alba
Other noisewaves
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: breeding plumage
Behaviorhad been foraging in mixed flock on shore, then took flight
Group size1 of this species


Recording dateMay 01, 2012
Time recorded (24h)12:28h
LocationUSA: Washington; Port Angeles, Ediz Hook (48.1397, -123.443)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)0
Determined by: sea level
Weathercool, drizzly, windy
Habitatpebbly and brown algae-covered edge of bay sheltered by spit

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