Snowy Sheathbill, Chionis albus

Recording AV#390. Antarctica: Port Lockroy (-64.817, -63.503)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 390
AVoCet catalog #AV390
Audio duration (s)8.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well at close quarters
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
parts over peak
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorsheathbill sitting on top of building, 6 others nearby, one called briefly; also rustling of sheathbill wings
Group size7
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJanuary 06, 2009
Time recorded (24h)16:28h
LocationAntarctica: Port Lockroy (-64.817, -63.503)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2
Determined by: close estimate from being there
Weathercold, still, clear
Habitatnesting colony under research station

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro, Edirol R09