Lesser Flamingo, Phoeniconaias minor

Recording AV#2799. India: Gujarat; Little Rann of Kutch; Bajana Wetlands (23.2115, 71.7421)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2799
AVoCet catalog #AV2799
Audio duration (s)38.3
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well; Phoenicopterus roseus also present; the wheedling note at 25s seems to be a juvenile Lesser, very dark and dark-billed, but not certainly seen calling
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadults, juvenile
Determined by: bp
Group sizeflock
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same group


Recording dateDecember 29, 2009
Time recorded (24h)8:57h
LocationIndia: Gujarat; Little Rann of Kutch; Bajana Wetlands (23.2115, 71.7421)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)6
Habitatrather large, drying lake surrounded immediately by cracked mudpan and no vegetation; situated within grassland with encroaching Prosopis, farmland

Additional Information

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