Little Bittern, Ixobrychus minutus

Recording AV#12004. Namibia: Kavango; Mahangu National Park (-18.17, 21.71)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12004
AVoCet catalog #AV12004
Audio duration (s)3.1
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesActophilornis africana, Centropus cupreicauda
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorgiven while flying off from clump of reeds near me to clump of papyrus, where remained visible for some time
Group size1


Recording dateDecember 31, 2010
Time recorded (24h)17:58h
LocationNamibia: Kavango; Mahangu National Park (-18.17, 21.71)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)1000
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatwell-vegetated river

Additional Information

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