Green Avadavat, Amandava formosa

Recording AV#2466. India: Rajasthan; outskirts of Mt. Abu (24.6, 72.7)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

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Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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AVoCet catalog #AV2466
Audio duration (s)12.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well, photographed (photo of foreground bird above)
Other noisecar horn
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Agejuvenile giving the harsher foreground calls
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorcoming in flocks to small dense bush over well then evidently going in to drink; flocks seemingly calling constantly as they come in and as they sit in the bush
Group sizesmall flocks of 10 or so at a time
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?no


Recording date30 Dec 2009
Time recorded (24h)16:47h
LocationIndia: Rajasthan; outskirts of Mt. Abu (24.6, 72.7)
Coordinates determined by: estimate
Elevation (m)1000
Determined by: estimate
Habitatopen scrubland with cultivation

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyrighted by recordist, freely available with attribution
Equipment usedNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME66/K6
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Audio recording file "Amandava+formosa_30Dec09MtAbu-PCR_IN_NAGRA20091230.117_341-353_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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