Purple Sunbird, Nectarinia asiatica

Recording AV#3808. Oman: Ad Dakhiliyah; Sayq Plateau (23.09, 57.69)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 3808
AVoCet catalog #AV3808
Audio duration (s)37.8
Other identified bird speciesPasser domesticus
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
traffic noise removed

Individual Characterization

Determined by: bp
Agebreeding plumage adults
Determined by: bp
Behavioraggressive; the one making most or all the noise was extending and flittering its wings
Group size2


Recording dateMarch 04, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:02h
LocationOman: Ad Dakhiliyah; Sayq Plateau (23.09, 57.69)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2000
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatsemiarid rocky hills

Additional Information

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