Violet-backed Starling, Cinnyricinclus leucogaster verreauxi

Recording AV#7166. Uganda: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha (-0.74, 29.625)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 7166
AVoCet catalog #AV7166
Audio duration (s)37.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesStreptopelia capicola, Halcyon senegalensis
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
other bird sounds much more prominent; at least the first few notes and the soft short low monotone whistles are this species
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorin top of tree


Recording dateJune 04, 2009
Time recorded (24h)10:16h
LocationUganda: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha (-0.74, 29.625)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1000
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatlarge trees near buildings within open grassland

Additional Information

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