Bruce's Green-pigeon, Treron waalia

Recording AV#3880. Oman: Dhofar Governorate; Ayn Razat (17.129, 54.241)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 3880
AVoCet catalog #AV3880
Audio duration (s)22.3
Other identified bird speciesStreptopelia senegalensis
Sound types presentsong
courtship song, not the usual long song
Grade of best portionbelow average
faint, noisy

Individual Characterization

Behaviordisplaying by bobbing its fanned tail very strongly up and down, with undertail coverts prominently displayed, making cuk-koo and gurgling sounds, then two birds flying off (after clip) without noticeable wing-clapping
Group size1 vocalizing


Recording dateMarch 12, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:09h
LocationOman: Dhofar Governorate; Ayn Razat (17.129, 54.241)
Coordinates determined by: Birdwatching Guide to Oman
Elevation (m)113
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatwadi at base of hills, with gardens and woodland

Additional Information

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