Crested Fireback, Lophura ignita nobilis

Recording AV#7366. Malaysia: Sabah; Danum Valley Field Research Centre (4.96217, 117.806)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 7366
AVoCet catalog #AV7366
Audio duration (s)52.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well at close quarters
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Agetwo adults or one adult and a subadult
Determined by: one lacked buff tail feathers, hence either molting male or subadult
Behaviorfighting, the buff-tailed male pounced viciously on the other, with ensuing noisy scuffle, then disappeared in the forest, while the black-tailed male continued down the path giving soft clucking notes
Group size2


Recording dateAugust 07, 2010
Time recorded (24h)18:19h
LocationMalaysia: Sabah; Danum Valley Field Research Centre (4.96217, 117.806)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)200
Determined by: GPS
Position of sungetting dark in the forest
Habitatdense forest along path

Additional Information

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