Purple-throated Sunbird, Nectarinia sperata

Recording AV#2166. Philippines: Luzon: Mt. Makiling Forest Reserve (14.135, 121.229)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2166
AVoCet catalog #AV2166
Audio duration (s)32.6
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
male N. sperata seen; not seen vocalizing but matches Des Allen cuts from Philippines
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedn

Individual Characterization

Determined by: bp
Agead m
Determined by: bp
Group size2+


Recording dateNovember 21, 2009
Time recorded (24h)10:28h
LocationPhilippines: Luzon: Mt. Makiling Forest Reserve (14.135, 121.229)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)390
Determined by: GPS
Habitatnursery; opening in forest with buildings and exotic trees; tree with a lot of Loranthus just inside forest

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyrighted by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+ and Sennheiser ME66/K6
Other recording notesfemale evidently making rapid broadband tsip-tsip… series; male probably making background single notes