Graceful Pitta, Pitta venusta

Recording AV#16506. Indonesia: Sumatra; Kerinci, Tapan road (-2.042, 101.318)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 16506
AVoCet catalog #AV16506
Audio duration (s)419.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing
Other noiseplayback
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedyes, this is a response to playback of previously recorded sounds; the playback is slightly louder and lower-pitched, with a slightly abrupt beginning than the observed bird's own song

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorskulking in undergrowth in ravine, coming down when tape-lured to mealworms
Group size1


Recording dateJuly 15, 2012
Time recorded (24h)11:19h
LocationIndonesia: Sumatra; Kerinci, Tapan road (-2.042, 101.318)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)1100
Determined by: estimate
Habitatgulley in hill forest

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