White Wagtail, Motacilla alba

Recording AV#2738. India: Uttar Pradesh: Patna Bird Sanctuary (27.526, 78.312)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2738
AVoCet catalog #AV2738
Audio duration (s)1.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; race not noted
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
brief
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexunknown
Ageundetermined
Behaviortaking flight from mudflat
Group size1

Environment

Recording date 3 Jan 2010
Time recorded (24h)12:45h
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