Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis

Recording AV#14770. 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 14770
AVoCet catalog #AV14770
Audio duration (s)48.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; large flock with one California Gull, but almost all or all calling is Ring-billed
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorflock gathered on the road and dike bathing
Group sizelarge flock


Recording dateMay 13, 2012
Time recorded (24h)14:33h
LocationUSA: Montana; Phillips Co., Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge (48.41, -107.72)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)675
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherhot, sunny, windy
Habitatlarge prairie lake

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