Yellow-rumped Honeyguide, Indicator xanthonotus xanthonotus

Recording AV#17406. China: Yunnan: Gaoligongshan, road to Pianma (25.9, 98.8)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 17406
AVoCet catalog #AV17406
Audio duration (s)18.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and photographed poorly in dim light (photo above of bird recorded, included here due to rarity of species in Yunnan)
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedyes, bird was heard calling and then came in to playback

Individual Characterization

Sexfemale or immature
Determined by: drab plumage
Behaviorsat calling atop tree, then flew to another tree and continued calling
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJuly 18, 2013
Time recorded (24h)19:30h
LocationChina: Yunnan: Gaoligongshan, road to Pianma (25.9, 98.8)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Position of sungetting dark
Habitatmontane forest

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionsCopyright by recordist; freely available for non-commercial use
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME67/K6
Editing InformationThere are very few records of this species from Yunnan. Found by Paul Holt.