Rail-babbler, Eupetes macrocerus macrocerus

Recording AV#17136. Malaysia: Johor; Panti Bird Sanctuary (1.88, 103.92)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 17136
AVoCet catalog #AV17136
Audio duration (s)23.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and photographed (photos of individual recorded above)
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedyes, bird was singing spontaneously in the distance, then approached to prerecorded playback

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorapproached on foot, slowly circling while vocalizing, often walking along fallen logs. When singing, blue neck patches were expanded.
Group size1


Recording dateAugust 25, 2013
Time recorded (24h)8:45h
LocationMalaysia: Johor; Panti Bird Sanctuary (1.88, 103.92)
Coordinates determined by: xeno-canto
Weatherwarm and humid
Habitatdegraded lowland rainforest on sandy soil; a flat area with moderate amount of understory vegetation

Additional Information

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