Oriental Cuckoo, Cuculus optatus

Recording AV#17235. China: Heilongjiang; Maoershan research station (45.404, 127.66)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 17235
AVoCet catalog #AV17235
Audio duration (s)7.8
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen as large grey cuckoo in flight; ID by comparison with knowns
Sound types presentcall
flight
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadult
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorflight
Group size1

Environment

Recording dateJune 30, 2013
Time recorded (24h)5:42h
LocationChina: Heilongjiang; Maoershan research station (45.404, 127.66)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)380
Determined by: GPS
Weatherheavily overcast, rainy
Habitatmixed forest and edge

Additional Information

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