Mongolian Lark, Melanocorypha mongolica

Recording AV#17280. China: Nei Mongol: near Tumuji (46.21, 123.08)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 17280
AVoCet catalog #AV17280
Audio duration (s)58.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, wing pattern clearly visible
Other noisemovement, talking
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
rather distant
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflying in very long looping song flights, with distinctive shorebird-like wing action
Group sizeat least 4
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?several in same area


Recording dateJuly 02, 2013
Time recorded (24h)10:36h
LocationChina: Nei Mongol: near Tumuji (46.21, 123.08)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)135
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatundisturbed grasslands

Additional Information

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