Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Pterocles exustus

Recording AV#3843. Oman: Muscat Governorate; dunes near Khawr Al Milh (23.194, 58.961)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 3843
AVoCet catalog #AV3843
Audio duration (s)27.4
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
background noise reduced

Individual Characterization

Determined by: bp
Determined by: bp
Behaviorcalling after flying up; flew in a huge circle then landed close to where it took off from; I was never close to it so doubt it was an alarm call
Group size1


Recording dateMarch 01, 2010
Time recorded (24h)13:59h
LocationOman: Muscat Governorate; dunes near Khawr Al Milh (23.194, 58.961)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)15
Determined by: GPS
Weatherhot, windy
Habitatsandy bushy area next to lake

Additional Information

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