African Reed-warbler, Acrocephalus baeticatus

Recording AV#7101. Uganda: Kidepo National Park (3.9, 33.8)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 7101
AVoCet catalog #AV7101
Audio duration (s)34.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen, responded strongly to tape of this species (which sounded very like its own song); only small Acrocephalus present during summer
Other identified bird speciesPloceus jacksoni, Ploceus melanocephalus, Euplectes franciscanus
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedyes, just prior to this

Individual Characterization

Behaviorsinging before playback started, then came out and sang in full view in response to playback from commercial disk
Group size1


Recording dateJune 16, 2009
Time recorded (24h)11:40h
LocationUganda: Kidepo National Park (3.9, 33.8)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)1100
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Position of sunfull
Habitatreedy marsh in short grassland

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-66/K6
Editing Informationbackground noise reduced.