Purple Cochoa, Cochoa purpurea

Recording AV#17413. 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 17413
AVoCet catalog #AV17413
Audio duration (s)69.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and photographed, but in poor light; pale bluish cap and tertials, and purplish body visible
Other noiserain
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedyes

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorbird had been singing spontaneously, then was called in by playback, then sang awhile before going quiet; stayed in area at least an hour and reappeared twice with playback
Group size1


Recording dateJuly 20, 2013
Time recorded (24h)10:59h
LocationChina: Yunnan: Gaoligongshan, road to Pianma (25.9, 98.8)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherfoggy, rainy
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