Abyssinian Black Wheatear, Oenanthe lugubris

Recording AV#4581. Ethiopia: Oromia; Lake Langano, Ras Hotel grounds (7.649, 38.705)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 4581
AVoCet catalog #AV4581
Audio duration (s)18.5
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well and photographed at close quarters, seemed to be calling as it was pumping its tail periodically, and believe to be this silvery short note which has not occurred in cuts where the species not present. No refs, and still needs confirmation
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno


Recording date26 Jun 2009
Time recorded (24h)8:01h
LocationEthiopia: Oromia; Lake Langano, Ras Hotel grounds (7.649, 38.705)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1591
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatextensive well-wooded lakeside garden

Additional Information

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