Lesser Flamingo, Phoeniconaias minor

Recording AV#2802. India: Gujarat; Little Rann of Kutch; Bajana Wetlands (23.2115, 71.7421)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 2802
AVoCet catalog #AV2802
Audio duration (s)13.5
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
most birds in foreground are this, with a few Phoenicoperus roseus as well, so some notes including probably the honking are the latter
Sound types presentcall
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorfeeding, with just bill and face submerged
Group sizelarge flock
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same group


Recording dateDecember 29, 2009
Time recorded (24h)9:16h
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