Botta's Wheatear, Oenanthe bottae frenata

Recording AV#4580. Ethiopia: Oromia Region; Simien Shewa Zone; hills west of Fiche (9.78, 38.71)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 4580
AVoCet catalog #AV4580
Audio duration (s)72.8
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, photographed
Other identified bird speciesGalerida theklae
Sound types presentcall
including calls made by fledgling
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadults and fledgling
Behaviorperching on and near ground, tame
Group sizesmall family party


Recording dateJune 22, 2009
Time recorded (24h)6:28h
LocationEthiopia: Oromia Region; Simien Shewa Zone; hills west of Fiche (9.78, 38.71)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)3000
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Weather80% clear, still, 60F
Habitatopen, dry, rocky hillsides with fallow plots

Additional Information

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