Purple-throated Sunbird, Nectarinia sperata

Recording AV#15039. Philippines: Siquijor; Bulakaw Forest Reservation, near Canghaling Cave (9.144, 123.552)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 15039
AVoCet catalog #AV15039
Audio duration (s)26.1
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well, not seen calling
Other identified bird speciesAplonis panayensis
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: red patches on sides of chest, otherwise female-like
Group size1


Recording dateAugust 19, 2012
Time recorded (24h)16:08h
LocationPhilippines: Siquijor; Bulakaw Forest Reservation, near Canghaling Cave (9.144, 123.552)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)250
Determined by: GPS
Weatherpleasant, calm
Habitatsmall opening in mature forest along road

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