Chinstrap Penguin, Pygoscelis antarcticus

Recording AV#408. Antarctica: South Shetland Islands; Deception Island, Whaler's Bay (-62.954, -60.599)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 408
AVoCet catalog #AV408
Audio duration (s)12.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well at close quarters
Other identified bird speciesSterna vittata, Daption capense
Sound types presentnon-vocal
Grade of best portiongood
but doesn't capture start of splashing
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorcoming ashore; splashing noise only
Group size7


Recording dateJanuary 07, 2009
Time recorded (24h)9:59h
LocationAntarctica: South Shetland Islands; Deception Island, Whaler's Bay (-62.954, -60.599)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2
Determined by: close estimate from being there
Weathercold, still, clear
Habitatgravel seashore

Additional Information

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