Trumpeter Swan, Cygnus buccinator

Recording AV#17898. USA: Michigan; Kalamazoo County, Hickory Corners, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary (42.3947, -85.3853)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 17898
AVoCet catalog #AV17898
Audio duration (s)4.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other noisetalking
Sound types presentfoot slapping
Grade of best portionaverage
very close
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorclimbing up onto ice from water; sounds made mostly by webbed feet hitting ice
Group size1, several others nearby
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?no


Recording dateDecember 08, 2013
Time recorded (24h)11:53h
LocationUSA: Michigan; Kalamazoo County, Hickory Corners, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary (42.3947, -85.3853)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)283
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercold, overcast, breezy
Habitaticed-over pond with a few ice-free areas

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME67/K6