Greater Coucal, Centropus sinensis

Recording AV#2514. India: Uttar Pradesh: Chambal Safari Lodge (26.8714, 78.5634)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2514
AVoCet catalog #AV2514
Audio duration (s)3.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen poorly in flight, clearly the bird that called
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionaverage
brief, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorhad been calling from within an isolated tree before recording started, then flew and called (presented recording) after landing in low cover
Group size1


Recording dateJanuary 02, 2010
Time recorded (24h)17:14h
LocationIndia: Uttar Pradesh: Chambal Safari Lodge (26.8714, 78.5634)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)146
Weathercool, fairly breezy, very foggy/smoggy
Habitatagricultural fields with various irrigated crops, isolated trees

Additional Information

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