Grey-headed Bush-shrike, Malaconotus blanchoti approximans

Recording AV#4547. Ethiopia: Afar Region; Awash National Park (8.8, 40.0)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 4547
AVoCet catalog #AV4547
Audio duration (s)16.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well a few minutes later after playback of this song
Other identified bird speciesCamaroptera brachyura, Corythaixoides leucogaster
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedyes

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorapproached in response to playback of own spontaneous song
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same or pair member


Recording dateJune 23, 2009
Time recorded (24h)17:02h
LocationEthiopia: Afar Region; Awash National Park (8.8, 40.0)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)950
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatsemiarid woodland

Additional Information

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