Common Coot, Fulica atra atra

Recording AV#13057. Germany: Obertshausen Anglersee (50.0619, 8.8238)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 13057
AVoCet catalog #AV13057
Audio duration (s)20.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Other identified bird speciesPhylloscopus collybita
Other noisetraffic, wind
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Agenearly full-grown chicks
Determined by: size, plumage
Behaviorfollowing parent and calling with mouth fairly wide open; parent periodically shows it food items
Group size2 chicks


Recording dateJune 23, 2011
Time recorded (24h)16:34h
LocationGermany: Obertshausen Anglersee (50.0619, 8.8238)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)126
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitattree-fringed small lake

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