African Pygmy-kingfisher, Ispidina picta

Recording AV#6862. Cameroon: Littoral; Edéa (3.786, 10.128)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 6862
AVoCet catalog #AV6862
Audio duration (s)13.5
ID confidence and determination100%
not seen very well in flight but seen in this spot shortly before and clearly this species, partly on habitat; close match to African Bird Sounds
Other identified bird speciesshort rapid low trill, Superb Glossy Starling
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorflew past


Recording dateMarch 08, 2009
Time recorded (24h)7:56h
LocationCameroon: Littoral; Edéa (3.786, 10.128)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)64
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherovercast, slightly misty
Habitatvillage in highly degraded woodland

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentEdirol R-09HR, Telinga Pro/parabola