Sarus Crane, Grus antigone antigone

Recording AV#2670. India: Uttar Pradesh: Patna Bird Sanctuary (27.526, 78.312)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 2670
AVoCet catalog #AV2670
Audio duration (s)13.2
ID confidence and determination100%
not seen vocalizing; present, seen, and photographed in same area 2 h earlier; distinctive
Sound types presentcall
photos distant in fog; probably same birds
Grade of best portionbelow average
distant, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorforaging in and flying between fields; behavior at time of recording undetermined
Group size2 at least
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?probably


Recording dateJanuary 03, 2010
Time recorded (24h)13:23h
LocationIndia: Uttar Pradesh: Patna Bird Sanctuary (27.526, 78.312)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)163
Weathercool, breezy, foggy
Position of sunhigh
Habitatsmall lake with extensive drying mudflats and short grass surrounded by agricultural fields and trees

Additional Information

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