Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos

Recording AV#871. USA: Michigan: Ingham Co.; Sleepy Hollow State Park, Picnic Island (42.922, -84.408)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 871
AVoCet catalog #AV871
Audio duration (s)14.9
ID confidence and determination100%
Other identified bird speciesDendrocopos pubescens, Corvus brachyrhynchos, Zenaida macroura, Anas platyrhynchos, Agelaius phoeniceus, Spizella pusilla
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorpair taking off from field and flying toward water
Group size2


Recording dateApril 18, 2009
Time recorded (24h)9:20h
LocationUSA: Michigan: Ingham Co.; Sleepy Hollow State Park, Picnic Island (42.922, -84.408)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)250
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherc.60°, sunny, fairly windy
Habitatnear bridge over narrow strait separating island from mainland; open bushy lake edge vegetation

Additional Information

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