Green Avadavat, Amandava formosa

Recording AV#2466. India: Rajasthan; outskirts of Mt. Abu (24.6, 72.7)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2466
AVoCet catalog #AV2466
Audio duration (s)12.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, photographed (photo of foreground bird above)
Other noisecar horn
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Agejuvenile giving the harsher foreground calls
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorcoming in flocks to small dense bush over well then evidently going in to drink; flocks seemingly calling constantly as they come in and as they sit in the bush
Group sizesmall flocks of 10 or so at a time
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?no


Recording dateDecember 30, 2009
Time recorded (24h)16:47h
LocationIndia: Rajasthan; outskirts of Mt. Abu (24.6, 72.7)
Coordinates determined by: estimate
Elevation (m)1000
Determined by: estimate
Habitatopen scrubland with cultivation

Additional Information

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