Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos

Recording AV#17899. USA: Michigan; Kalamazoo County, Hickory Corners, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary (42.3947, -85.3853)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 17899
AVoCet catalog #AV17899
Audio duration (s)8.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentwing whistle and splashing
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexboth
Determined by: plumage
Ageadults
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorbirds flying in and landing
Group size2

Environment

Recording dateDecember 08, 2013
Time recorded (24h)11:54h
LocationUSA: Michigan; Kalamazoo County, Hickory Corners, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary (42.3947, -85.3853)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)283
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercold, overcast, breezy
Habitatmostly iced-over pond, landing in open area

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