Hill Pigeon, Columba rupestris turkestanica

Recording AV#7390. India: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Tso Kar (33.3597, 77.9604)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 7390
AVoCet catalog #AV7390
Audio duration (s)7.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentwing noise
on take-off
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorhad been foraging on ground, took off at my approach
Group size4


Recording dateJuly 07, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:06h
LocationIndia: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Tso Kar (33.3597, 77.9604)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)4586
Determined by: GPS
Weathercold, rainy
Habitatsandy gravel plain with a little grassy-edged brook in a valley, fairly flat, some relief

Additional Information

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