Purple Sandpiper, Calidris maritima

Recording AV#16165. USA: New Jersey; Ocean County, Barnegat Lighthouse State Park (39.7641, -74.1038)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 16165
AVoCet catalog #AV16165
Audio duration (s)2.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; no other bird species nearby
Other noisesurf
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
very close
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorhad been foraging with flock of four on wet algae-covered rocks, then flew off without provocation
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?member of same flock


Recording dateDecember 22, 2012
Time recorded (24h)10:35h
LocationUSA: New Jersey; Ocean County, Barnegat Lighthouse State Park (39.7641, -74.1038)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherfoggy, cool, calm
Habitatrock jetty

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