Gentoo Penguin, Pygoscelis papua

Recording AV#370. Antarctica: Antarctica: Neko Harbor (-64.87, -62.397)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 370
AVoCet catalog #AV370
Audio duration (s)14.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well at close quarters
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage, size
Behaviorincludes sequence of two birds standing close together, presumably a pair; a scuffle between neighbors; and an aggressive note by individual on nest towards another heading towards a nest
Group sizemany


Recording dateJanuary 05, 2009
Time recorded (24h)10:05h
LocationAntarctica: Antarctica: Neko Harbor (-64.87, -62.397)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2
Determined by: close estimate from being there
Weathercold, still, overcast
Habitatnesting colony

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro + Edirol R09