Purple Sunbird, Nectarinia asiatica

Recording AV#2760. India: Gujarat; Great Rann of Kutch; near Nakhtarana; Moti Virani, CEDO (Centre for Environment of Desert and Ocean) (23.383, 69.267)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2760
AVoCet catalog #AV2760
Audio duration (s)21.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; only sunbird species coming to garden
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexunknown
Ageundetermined
Behaviorfeeding from yellow flowers by piercing bases or utilizing holes already there
Group sizeseveral
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?no

Environment

Recording date26 Dec 2009
Time recorded (24h)12:44h
LocationIndia: Gujarat; Great Rann of Kutch; near Nakhtarana; Moti Virani, CEDO (Centre for Environment of Desert and Ocean) (23.383, 69.267)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)120

Additional Information

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