Common Cuckoo, Cuculus canorus bakeri

Recording AV#11139. India: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Shey marsh (34.0684, 77.6377)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 11139
AVoCet catalog #AV11139
Audio duration (s)33.6
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling, photographed; only breeding Cuculus species here
Other noisetraffic, construction, radios
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionbelow average
very noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: begging
Behaviorsitting on fencepost calling for long period
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateJuly 03, 2010
Time recorded (24h)9:04h
LocationIndia: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, Shey marsh (34.0684, 77.6377)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)3261
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatpatchy marshy short grass with a lot of willow trees bordered by poplars, fields, with some patches of Hippophae

Additional Information

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