Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Merops philippinus

Recording AV#4024. India: Goa; Carambolim Grassland (15.417, 73.967)
recorded by Paul I. Holt

Recording Characterization

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AVoCet catalog #AV4024
Audio duration (s)115.1
ID confidence and determination100%
Large, gregarious open country bee-eater with blue tail, rump and vent as well as intense chestnut throat.
Other identified bird speciesTringa glareola, lark sp , domestic chicken, Cisticola juncidis
Other noisedistant barking dog
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionexcellent


Recording date13 Nov 2007
Time recorded (24h)17:02
LocationIndia: Goa; Carambolim Grassland (15.417, 73.967)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth

Additional Information

Recordist namePaul I. Holt
Copyright/permissionscopyright recordist, freely available with attribution
Creative Commons License

Audio recording file "Merops+philippinus_2009-PIH_IN_T50_0-116.1_1_C" by Paul I. Holt is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
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