Cardinal Quelea, Quelea cardinalis

Recording AV#7305. Uganda: Kidepo National Park (3.9, 33.8)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 7305
AVoCet catalog #AV7305
Audio duration (s)4.6
ID confidence and determination100%
several seen well and photographed, showed brown napes; not noted vocalizing but this strophe and others match cut in African Bird Sounds, especially the downslurred nasal note, unlike other weavers present.
Other identified bird speciesPloceus jacksoni, Ploceus melanocephalus, Euplectes franciscanus
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionbelow average
very noisy
Playback usedno


Recording dateJune 16, 2009
Time recorded (24h)11:47h
LocationUganda: Kidepo National Park (3.9, 33.8)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1100
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth

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