Indian Short-toed Lark, Calandrella raytal raytal

Recording AV#2501. India: Uttar Pradesh: National Chambal Sanctuary (26.7589, 78.5674)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2501
AVoCet catalog #AV2501
Audio duration (s)27.8
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and photographed (photos above); streaked breast
Sound types presentcall, song
Grade of best portionaverage
slightly noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behavioron the sand jumping up and pulling off and eating the dead flowerheads of a small, white-flowered composite with deeply incised leaves
Group sizefew
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?not necessarily; multiple individuals about


Recording dateJanuary 02, 2010
Time recorded (24h)11:01h
LocationIndia: Uttar Pradesh: National Chambal Sanctuary (26.7589, 78.5674)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)93
Habitatflat river bed, low water levels, lots of small islands and inlets

Additional Information

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