Rock Pigeon, Columba livia intermedia

Recording AV#2540. 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 2540
AVoCet catalog #AV2540
Audio duration (s)7.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well vocalizing
Other noisetraffic, wind, mic noise
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionbelow average
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: courting behavior, strutting with puffed throat in front of female
Determined by: plumage
Group size3 (2 males, 1 female, latter probably not singing)
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJanuary 04, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:00h
LocationIndia: Uttar Pradesh: Chambal Safari Lodge (26.8714, 78.5634)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)146
Weathercool, foggy, still
Position of sunlight
Habitatsmall patch of reclaimed woodland between the extensive fields and the river, there are some native trees replanted and some old ones, and buildings, near the Chambal River

Additional Information

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