Coppersmith Barbet, Megalaima haemacephala

Recording AV#15918. Philippines: Cebu; Nuga-As Forest research station, Alcoy (9.728, 123.449)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 15918
AVoCet catalog #AV15918
Audio duration (s)157.8
ID confidence and determination100%
Seen singing
Sound types presentSong

Individual Characterization

BehaviorOne bird flew into tree canopy giving a few notes, then the other began singing the extended song while the first sat mostly silently. Singing bird puffs out lower throat airsacs. Non-singing bird noticeably less and duller red around head and throat than


Recording dateAugust 16, 2012
Time recorded (24h)5:52h
LocationPhilippines: Cebu; Nuga-As Forest research station, Alcoy (9.728, 123.449)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)780
Determined by: GPS

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
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