Black-necked Crane, Grus nigricollis

Recording AV#7401. India: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Tso Kar (33.326, 78.039)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 7401
AVoCet catalog #AV7401
Audio duration (s)175.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, photographed (but in poor light)
Other identified bird speciesTadorna ferruginea, Tringa totanus
Sound types presentcall, wingbeats
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorforaging in marsh, then became alert at my approach, started giving trumpeting call and raising wings, then gave quiet calls before flying off
Group size1


Recording dateJuly 07, 2010
Time recorded (24h)7:26h
LocationIndia: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Tso Kar (33.326, 78.039)
Coordinates determined by: estimate
Elevation (m)4537
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercold, drizzly, calm
Habitatextensive lakeside marsh

Additional Information

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