Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus vociferus

Recording AV#14543. USA: Washington; Island Co., Oak Harbor, Penn Cove (48.222, -122.729)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 14543
AVoCet catalog #AV14543
Audio duration (s)37.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Other identified bird speciesPasserculus sandvicensis, Numenius phaeopus, Pipilo maculatus
Other noisewaves
Sound types presentcalls
could be song
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorcrouched in short grass and gravel, allowing close approach, then running off without broken-wing display, and no eggs or nest found
Group size2


Recording dateApril 30, 2012
Time recorded (24h)8:15h
LocationUSA: Washington; Island Co., Oak Harbor, Penn Cove (48.222, -122.729)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)13
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercool, overcast, breezy
Habitatgravel and short grass beach

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