Shikra, Accipiter badius

Recording AV#2435. India: Chambal Safari Lodge (26.8715, 78.5635)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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AVoCet catalog #AV2435
Audio duration (s)4.8
ID confidence and determination100%
this was a juvenile that flew over, not identified on plumage, and an adult Accipiter nisus also flew by around this time; matches Sri Lankan cuts of A. badius, not A. nisus
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorflying past
Group size1


Recording date 1 Jan 2010
Time recorded (24h)15:49h
LocationIndia: Chambal Safari Lodge (26.8715, 78.5635)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)146
Habitatsmall patch of reclaimed woodland between the extensive fields and the river; there are some native trees replanted and some old ones, and buildings, near the Chambal River

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyrighted, freely available
Equipment usedNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME66/K6
Creative Commons License

Audio recording file "Accipiter+badius_1Jan10Chambal-PCR_IN_NAGRA20100101.048_12-16_1_C" by P. C. Rasmussen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
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