Cocoi Heron, Ardea cocoi

Recording AV#3069. Colombia: Mana Dulce (4.351, -74.652)
recorded by Peter Boesman

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 3069
AVoCet catalog #AV3069
Audio duration (s)87.1
ID confidence and determination100%
Other identified bird speciesHylophilus flavipes, Cyclarhis gujanensis, Thamnophilus atrinucha, Thryothorus fasciatoventris
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

BehaviorStrange encounter with a Cocoi Heron sitting in a tree in a medium-sized tree bordering a track. This short deep call note went on and on till I got too close and the bird flew away. It landed closeby and started calling again...


Recording dateJanuary 04, 2010
Time recorded (24h)16:45h
LocationColombia: Mana Dulce (4.351, -74.652)
Coordinates determined by: GPS measurement of general area
Elevation (m)400
Determined by: altitude measurement
WeatherSunny, partially clouded
HabitatDry lowlands with scrub and deciduous forest

Additional Information

Recordist namePeter Boesman
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available for non-commercial use, with attribution
Recording EquipmentSennheiser ME67 + preamp + Sony MZ-RH1