Tabon Megapode, Megapodius cumingii

Recording AV#10150. Malaysia: Sabah; Pulau Tiga (5.724, 115.654)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

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Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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AVoCet catalog #AV10150
Audio duration (s)7.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well and photographed (photos above)
Other noiseinsects
Sound types presentshuffling in leaf litter
Grade of best portionaverage
faint, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Agehatchling
Determined by: very tiny, appeared exhausted and unwilling to move far, but feathers completely dry
Behavioron ground near trail, stayed very still and allowed close approach, although it did make a couple of short runs through the leaf litter (the sounds recorded here) and short flights
Group size1

Environment

Recording date30 Jul 2010
Time recorded (24h)15:34h
LocationMalaysia: Sabah; Pulau Tiga (5.724, 115.654)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)5
Determined by: estimate
Habitatcoastal forest

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Equipment usedNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-66/K6
Creative Commons License

Audio recording file "Megapodius+cumingii_P.Tiga-30Jul10-PCR_MY_NAGRA20100730.004_31-38_1_U" by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
Based on a work at avocet.zoology.msu.edu/recordings/10150.