Common Moorhen, Gallinula chloropus

Recording AV#18693. Japan: Okinawa: Kunigami (26.74, 128.17)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 18693
AVoCet catalog #AV18693
Audio duration (s)3.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen flying off
Sound types presenttake-off sounds
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorhad been in dense vegetation; took off with audible wingbeats
Group size1


Recording dateMay 24, 2014
Time recorded (24h)6:41h
LocationJapan: Okinawa: Kunigami (26.74, 128.17)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weatherclear, calm, temperate
Habitatfields, buildings, and hedgerows near town

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