Short-crested Monarch, Hypothymis helenae

Recording AV#2079. Philippines: Mindanao: Bislig; PICOP (8.269, 126.199)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2079
AVoCet catalog #AV2079
Audio duration (s)49.8
ID confidence and determination100%
seen very well, distinguished from H. azurea (which is also present) by its very bright coloration, lack of black neck or nape markings but presence of black spectacles, and call
Other identified bird speciesHypothymis azurea
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
heavy insect noise
Playback usedyes; playback was started once flock was located

Individual Characterization

Behaviorwithin stationary mixed flock
Group size2+
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same pair or small group within mixed flock


Recording dateNovember 24, 2009
Time recorded (24h)6:09h
LocationPhilippines: Mindanao: Bislig; PICOP (8.269, 126.199)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)155
Determined by: GPS
Habitatheavily degraded forest under active logging

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyrighted by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+ and Sennheiser ME66/K6