Shoebill, Balaeniceps rex

Recording AV#17429. Uganda: Mabamba Swamp (0.0833, 32.333)
recorded by David Orban

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 17429
AVoCet catalog #AV17429
Audio duration (s)8.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and videotaped
Other noiseshushing noise
Sound types presentbill-clattering
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexprobably both
Determined by: paired
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorassociating closely and frequently bowing deeply while clattering bill
Group size2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same pair


Recording dateMay 29, 2013
Time recorded (24h)12:00h
LocationUganda: Mabamba Swamp (0.0833, 32.333)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)1100
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatpapyrus swamp

Additional Information

Recordist nameDavid Orban
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording Equipmentvideocamera
Other recording notestime is approximate
Editing Informationrerecorded using Raven Pro