Blue-winged Teal, Anas discors

Recording AV#17823. Bermuda: Smith's Parish; Spittal Pond Nature Reserve (32.3094, -64.7275)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 17823
AVoCet catalog #AV17823
Audio duration (s)1.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentwing noise
Grade of best portionbelow average
barely audible though birds were fairly close
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage; male in eclipse but had male-like tertials
Behaviorswimming in pond then taking off
Group size2


Recording dateNovember 29, 2013
Time recorded (24h)9:29h
LocationBermuda: Smith's Parish; Spittal Pond Nature Reserve (32.3094, -64.7275)
Coordinates determined by: iPhone
Elevation (m)10
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weathercool, overcast, windy
Habitatcoastal lagoon

Additional Information

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