Sanderling, Calidris alba

Recording AV#16114. USA: Florida; Pinellas County, spoil islet near Belleview Island (27.949, -82.82)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 16114
AVoCet catalog #AV16114
Audio duration (s)7.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; no other birds on islet
Other noisewaves
Sound types presentcalls
contact and flight
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorforaging in tight flock at tide line, giving the soft calls, only audible due to extreme close range and calm water; loud calls given on take-off and in flight
Group sizec.5


Recording dateNovember 25, 2012
Time recorded (24h)11:29h
LocationUSA: Florida; Pinellas County, spoil islet near Belleview Island (27.949, -82.82)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)0
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercalm, sunny
Habitattiny spoil islet shoreline

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME67-K6