Blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla

Recording AV#13049. Germany: near Hofheim (50.1, 8.37)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 13049
AVoCet catalog #AV13049
Audio duration (s)13.7
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen; not seen singing but matches knowns
Other identified bird speciesCorvus corone
Other noisetraffic
Sound types presentsong
perhaps subsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Sexboth present
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorfeeding in berry-bearing shrubs
Group sizeat least 5 or so of both sexes


Recording dateAugust 30, 2011
Time recorded (24h)8:51h
LocationGermany: near Hofheim (50.1, 8.37)
Coordinates determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)240
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatthick bushes in hedgerow at edge of field near stream

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