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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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 date 7 Jan 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