Black Parrot, Coracopsis nigra nigra

Recording AV#608. Madagascar: Toamasina Province; Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Mantadia (-18.863, 48.456)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 608
AVoCet catalog #AV608
Audio duration (s)48.7
ID confidence and determination100%
Seen well in flight while calling and when perched; no Coracopsis vasa seen all day
Other identified bird speciesHypsipetes madagascariensis, Pseudobias wardi
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflight call, both had been perched, one then flew and called, the other followed shortly thereafter and also called
Group size2


Recording dateJune 04, 2008
Time recorded (24h)14:00h
LocationMadagascar: Toamasina Province; Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Mantadia (-18.863, 48.456)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)1100
Determined by: GPS
Weatherwarm, calm
Habitatmontane forest edge

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentSennheiser ME66/K6, Edirol R09