Shoebill, Balaeniceps rex

Recording AV#17430. Uganda: Mabamba Swamp (0.0833, 32.333)
recorded by David Orban

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 17430
AVoCet catalog #AV17430
Audio duration (s)28.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and videotaped
Sound types presentbill-clattering
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexprobably both
Determined by: paired
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorassociating closely and repeatedly and deeply bowing heads while bill clattering
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