Common Moorhen, Gallinula chloropus

Recording AV#833. United Kingdom: Hertfordshire: Tring Reservoir (51.815, -0.663)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 833
AVoCet catalog #AV833
Audio duration (s)6.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentsplashing and wing noise
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorchasing on water, making splashing noises
Group size2


Recording dateMarch 19, 2009
Time recorded (24h)8:11h
LocationUnited Kingdom: Hertfordshire: Tring Reservoir (51.815, -0.663)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)110
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherc.40°F, hazy, still
Habitatwater's edge in nature reserve by reservoir; scrubby low bushes and big trees

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro/parabola + Nagra Ares BB+