White-billed Starling, Onychognathus albirostris

Recording AV#4582. Ethiopia: Amhara Region; Blue Nile Gorge (10.074, 38.192)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 4582
AVoCet catalog #AV4582
Audio duration (s)38.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well singing, photographed
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionbelow average
extremely noisy due to waterfall
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorsinging for several minutes from same perch in shade of tree canopy near waterfall
Group size1


Recording dateJune 22, 2009
Time recorded (24h)11:36h
LocationEthiopia: Amhara Region; Blue Nile Gorge (10.074, 38.192)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)1090
Determined by: GPS
Weather100% clear, hot, still, 90F
Habitatnear bridge over river

Additional Information

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