Straw-tailed Whydah, Vidua fischeri

Recording AV#4757. Ethiopia: Afar Region; Awash National Park (8.8, 40.0)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 4757
AVoCet catalog #AV4757
Audio duration (s)3.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, called as it flew up from ground
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionbelow average
weak, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexmale breeding
Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorfeeding on ground, then flying off
Group size1


Recording dateJune 24, 2009
Time recorded (24h)7:30h
LocationEthiopia: Afar Region; Awash National Park (8.8, 40.0)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)950
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatsemiarid woodland

Additional Information

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