Grey-throated Martin, Riparia chinensis

Recording AV#2923. India: Uttar Pradesh: National Chambal Sanctuary (26.7589, 78.5674)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 2923
AVoCet catalog #AV2923
Audio duration (s)11.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; guide ID; small, dark above and lacking breastband
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
very close
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflying around low over sandflats, often very close to me
Group sizeseveral
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?several individuals flying around


Recording dateJanuary 02, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:30h
LocationIndia: Uttar Pradesh: National Chambal Sanctuary (26.7589, 78.5674)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)93
Habitatflat river bed, low water levels, lots of small islands and inlets

Additional Information

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