American Avocet, Recurvirostra americana

Recording AV#14758. USA: Montana; Phillips Co., Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge (48.41, -107.72)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 14758
AVoCet catalog #AV14758
Audio duration (s)13.4
ID confidence and determination100%
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorstanding near water's edge
Group sizea few
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?probably same group


Recording dateMay 13, 2012
Time recorded (24h)13:42h
LocationUSA: Montana; Phillips Co., Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge (48.41, -107.72)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)675
Weatherhot, sunny, windy
Habitatshallow ditch near large prairie lake

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionslarge prairie lake
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-67/K6