Black-capped Donacobius, Donacobius atricapilla

Recording AV#16523. Guyana: W bank of Demerara River (6.7, -58.2)
recorded by Brian K. Schmidt

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 16523
AVoCet catalog #AV16523
Audio duration (s)215.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesThamnophilus doliatus
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionexcellent

Individual Characterization

Sexboth present
Determined by: behavior
Behaviorpair apparently duetting, male making the loud sounds; both wagging tails back and forth as they call
Group size2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same pair


Recording dateOctober 10, 2000
Time recorded (24h)6:15h
LocationGuyana: W bank of Demerara River (6.7, -58.2)
Coordinates determined by: rough estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: rough estimate from Google Earth
Habitatbrush between rice and cane-fields near stream

Additional Information

Recordist nameBrian K. Schmidt
Copyright/permissionsCopyright Smithsonian Institution; available for non-commercial use with attribution to recordist and Smithsonian; send 2 cc publications utilizing recording/metadata to Division of Birds, Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20560 USA
Other recording notesdigitized from cassette