Common Starling, Sturnus vulgaris

Recording AV#7926. USA: Michigan; Ingham Co.; Hancock Turfgrass Research Center (42.711, -84.475)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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AVoCet catalog #AV7926
Audio duration (s)31.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesMolothrus ater, Agelaius phoeniceus
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionbelow average
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorbathing in puddle in parking lot
Group sizelarge flock
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same flock


Recording date13 Sep 2009
Time recorded (24h)17:09h
LocationUSA: Michigan; Ingham Co.; Hancock Turfgrass Research Center (42.711, -84.475)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)262
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatparking lot in large turfgrass field

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Equipment usedNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-66/K6
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