Spot-breasted Lapwing, Vanellus melanocephalus

Recording AV#4750. Ethiopia: Bale Mountains, Saneete Plateau (6.926, 39.939)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 4750
AVoCet catalog #AV4750
Audio duration (s)26.3
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentcall
could also be song
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorstanding then taking off
Group size2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJune 30, 2009
Time recorded (24h)11:38h
LocationEthiopia: Bale Mountains, Saneete Plateau (6.926, 39.939)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)3330
Determined by: GPS
Habitatmontane steppe wetlands

Additional Information

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