Sooty Gull, Larus hemprichii

Recording AV#3798. Oman: Muscat Governorate; Qurayyat beach (23.264, 58.926)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 3798
AVoCet catalog #AV3798
Audio duration (s)20.5
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
background noise reduced

Individual Characterization

Behaviorloafing, apparently vocalizing mostly when taking off
Group sizeseveral, not sure how many are vocalizing


Recording dateMarch 01, 2010
Time recorded (24h)11:48h
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