Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird, Anthreptes orientalis

Recording AV#4360. Ethiopia: Oromia Region; Negele to Yabello road (4.8, 39.2)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 4360
AVoCet catalog #AV4360
Audio duration (s)12.5
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well and photographed; not noted as vocalizing and no good refs but very like some calls of A. longuemarei on African Bird Sounds, but Nectarinia nectarinioides also seen a few minutes later
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
water noise
Playback usedno


Recording dateJuly 03, 2009
Time recorded (24h)9:39h
LocationEthiopia: Oromia Region; Negele to Yabello road (4.8, 39.2)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)900
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatdense acacia woodland

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-66
Editing Informationnoise reduction