Western Reef-egret, Egretta gularis

Recording AV#3778. Oman: Muscat Governorate; Qurayyat beach (23.264, 58.926)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 3778
AVoCet catalog #AV3778
Audio duration (s)2.3
Sound types presentcall
presumably alarm
Grade of best portionaverage
noisy, brief

Individual Characterization

Behaviorprecipitated by sudden appearance very close by of Pandion haliaetus hitting water 1 sec before; bird did not otherwise react noticeably
Group size1


Recording dateMarch 01, 2010
Time recorded (24h)11:37h
LocationOman: Muscat Governorate; Qurayyat beach (23.264, 58.926)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)2
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherhot, fairly windy
Habitatsandy, right along the road, lot of boats and disturbance

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyrighted by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+; Sennheiser ME-66