Madagascar Bee-eater, Merops superciliosus superciliosus

Recording AV#4553. Ethiopia: Afar Region; Awash National Park, campsite along river (8.85, 40.0)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 4553
AVoCet catalog #AV4553
Audio duration (s)17.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, single-species flock
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
first couple, others farther away
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflock in flight
Group sizeseveral
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same flock


Recording dateJune 23, 2009
Time recorded (24h)15:31h
LocationEthiopia: Afar Region; Awash National Park, campsite along river (8.85, 40.0)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)950
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatgallery forest

Additional Information

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