Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata

Recording AV#2470. India: Uttar Pradesh: Patna Bird Sanctuary (27.526, 78.312)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 2470
AVoCet catalog #AV2470
Audio duration (s)7.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen; most but not all were A. clypeata
Sound types presentwing noise
Grade of best portiongood
not all were A. clypeata
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorgroup simultaneously taking flight
Group sizeseveral, mostly this species
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes, flocks


Recording dateJanuary 03, 2010
Time recorded (24h)13:30h
LocationIndia: Uttar Pradesh: Patna Bird Sanctuary (27.526, 78.312)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)163
Weathercool, breezy, foggy
Position of sunhigh
Habitatsmall lake with extensive drying mudflats and short grass surrounded by agricultural fields and trees

Additional Information

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