Chinese Grouse, Bonasa sewerzowi

Recording AV#4153. China: Qinghai; Nanqian Forest (32.32, 96.28)
recorded by Frank R. Lambert

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 4153
AVoCet catalog #AV4153
Audio duration (s)22.2
ID confidence and determinationless than 100%
Other identified bird speciesIthaginis cruentus
Sound types presentcalls, wing noise
alarm calls and wing noise on takeoff
Grade of best portionbelow average
faint, noisy

Individual Characterization

Behaviorin a tree about 5 m off the ground


Recording dateJune 14, 2005
LocationChina: Qinghai; Nanqian Forest (32.32, 96.28)
Coordinates determined by: Threatened Birds of Asia
Elevation (m)3700
Determined by: recordist's approximation
Habitatvalley bottom spruce forest

Additional Information

Recordist nameFrank R. Lambert
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available with attribution except for commercial purposes
Other recording notesif you ignore the louder calls of the Blood Pheasant you can hear quiet calls of a pair of Tibetan Grouse which are in a tree about 5 m off the ground and presumably alarm calls, just before they fly, which you can also hear
Editing Informationnoise reduction