Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura

Recording AV#16145. USA: Florida; Polk County; Lake Kissimmee State Park (27.94, -81.37)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 16145
AVoCet catalog #AV16145
Audio duration (s)2.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noiseairboat
Sound types presentwing noise
take-off at very close range
Grade of best portionbelow average
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: head color
Behaviorhad been feeding on the ground on dead fish; take-off at my approach
Group sizea few


Recording dateNovember 24, 2012
Time recorded (24h)8:31h
LocationUSA: Florida; Polk County; Lake Kissimmee State Park (27.94, -81.37)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)22
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitattall grass

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