Great-billed Heron, Ardea sumatrana sumatrana

Recording AV#3252. Indonesia: Mentawai Is; NE Siberut, near Bebe Village (-1.36, 98.92)
recorded by Filip Verbelen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 3252
AVoCet catalog #AV3252
Audio duration (s)106.5
ID confidence and determination100%
comparison with available recordings (Australia) + I saw the bird flying into the forest at dusk; a few minutes later - the calling started from the very same spot.
Other noisecicadas, leaf monkeys, mosquito
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

BehaviorOnly singing after dark.


Recording dateNovember 18, 2008
LocationIndonesia: Mentawai Is; NE Siberut, near Bebe Village (-1.36, 98.92)
Coordinates determined by: GeoNames, Siberut (Bebe not found)
Elevation (m)0
Determined by: provided by recordist
HabitatMature forest just beyond the mangrove belt

Additional Information

Recordist nameFilip Verbelen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available for non-commercial use, with attribution
Recording EquipmentEdirol R09HR, Sennheiser ME-66