Mute Swan, Cygnus olor

Recording AV#891. USA: Michigan: Ingham Co.; just outside Sleepy Hollow State Park, where southern part of Lake Ovid crosses Price Road (42.922, -84.408)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 891
AVoCet catalog #AV891
Audio duration (s)16.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; seen engaging in noise-making behaviors
Other identified bird speciesTachycineta bicolor, Turdus migratorius, Cardinalis cardinalis
Sound types presentnon-vocal
chase on water
Grade of best portionaverage
incomplete
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadult
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorrunning across water, foot-slapping, did not take flight, then landed and erected mantle and wing feathers
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?no

Environment

Recording date18 Apr 2009
Time recorded (24h)6:52h
LocationUSA: Michigan: Ingham Co.; just outside Sleepy Hollow State Park, where southern part of Lake Ovid crosses Price Road (42.922, -84.408)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)250
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherclear, calm, c.35°F
Habitatnarrow part of lake with lots of surrounding vegetation and large trees, many dead snags

Additional Information

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