Indian Pond-heron, Ardeola grayii

Recording AV#16025. India: Tamil Nadu; Coimbatore, Sundakaputhoor wetlands (10.96, 76.9)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 16025
AVoCet catalog #AV16025
Audio duration (s)30.8
ID confidence and determination100%
Seen well
Sound types presentCalls

Individual Characterization

Behavioraggressive interaction, at the end the moans were when one bird held the other just below its head, the entrapped bird flailing its legs in the air. It got away and flew off, both birds then were quiet
Group size2


Recording dateNovember 24, 2011
Time recorded (24h)7:56h
LocationIndia: Tamil Nadu; Coimbatore, Sundakaputhoor wetlands (10.96, 76.9)
Coordinates determined by: Estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)400
Determined by: Estimate from Google Earth
Weatherclear, breezy, c.70F
Habitatlarge wetland surrounded by trees in agricultural area

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
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