Indian Courser, Cursorius coromandelicus

Recording AV#2579. India: Gujarat; Little Rann of Kutch (23.2, 71.7)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2579
AVoCet catalog #AV2579
Audio duration (s)0.9
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well, photographed (photos of flock members above); birds definitely calling on takeoff; this is a fairly good match for single P. Holt recording used in Birds of South Asia. Needs confirmation
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionbelow average
very brief
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorforaging in dry short-grass field, then taking flight; notes uttered on takeoff
Group sizeseveral


Recording dateDecember 29, 2009
Time recorded (24h)11:32h
LocationIndia: Gujarat; Little Rann of Kutch (23.2, 71.7)
Coordinates determined by: estimate
Habitatdry short-grass field

Additional Information

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