Cape Petrel, Daption capense capense

Recording AV#410. Antarctica: South Shetland Islands; Deception Island, Whaler's Bay (-62.954, -60.599)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 410
AVoCet catalog #AV410
Audio duration (s)86.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, distinctive
Other identified bird speciesOceanites oceanicus flying around cliffs; not known to be calling
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
noisy, parts over peak
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflying around and at colony
Group sizelarge colony


Recording dateJanuary 07, 2009
Time recorded (24h)10:14h
LocationAntarctica: South Shetland Islands; Deception Island, Whaler's Bay (-62.954, -60.599)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)170
Determined by: fair estimate from being there
Weathercold, still, clear
Habitatsteep lichen-clad cliff faces with many crevices

Additional Information

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