Monteiro's Hornbill, Tockus monteiri

Recording AV#12089. Namibia: Spitzkoppe (-21.825, 15.194)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12089
AVoCet catalog #AV12089
Audio duration (s)253.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesPycnonotus nigricans, Nectarinia fusca
Other noisenarration
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portionexcellent
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorforeground bird in small tree at base of kopje,giving no outward indication of singing until the later, frantic, cackling part of the song, when it bounces the whole body with head held upright, moving little more than rest of body
Group size1, another nearby


Recording dateDecember 27, 2010
Time recorded (24h)17:04h
LocationNamibia: Spitzkoppe (-21.825, 15.194)
Coordinates determined by: GeoHack
Elevation (m)1110
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatdry acacia woodland around rock outcrops

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