Dusky Megapode, Megapodius freycinet

Recording AV#5288. Indonesia: Halmahera; near Domato [Kali Batu Putih] (0.93, 127.56)
recorded by Frank R. Lambert

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 5288
AVoCet catalog #AV5288
Audio duration (s)4.1
ID confidence and determination100%
not specifically indicated; recordist normally sees birds recorded and indicates if any question
Sound types presentsong
the high-pitched call, often with a bubbling ending
Grade of best portionbelow average
faint, incomplete

Individual Characterization

Behaviorthese birds appear to be fairly common, even in secondary forest, and call just before dawn, in the very early morning, dusk, and after dark


Recording dateJuly 27, 1987
LocationIndonesia: Halmahera; near Domato [Kali Batu Putih] (0.93, 127.56)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth

Additional Information

Recordist nameFrank R. Lambert
Copyright/permissionscopyright FRL, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording Equipmentcassette recorder