Red Spurfowl, Galloperdix spadicea caurina

Recording AV#2657. India: Rajasthan; outskirts of Mt. Abu (24.6189, 72.7338)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2657
AVoCet catalog #AV2657
Audio duration (s)4.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen poorly in flight as mid-sized reddish gamebird; ID confirmed shortly thereafter
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflushed from edge of rubbish tip, squawking loudly
Group size2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?probably member of same pair as in foreground of other cuts; multiple pairs calling in background


Recording dateDecember 31, 2009
Time recorded (24h)7:40h
LocationIndia: Rajasthan; outskirts of Mt. Abu (24.6189, 72.7338)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)1198
Habitatrubbish tip, flat open area surrounded by woodland

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyrighted, freely available
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME66/K6