Arctic Tern, Sterna paradisaea

Recording AV#19927. Iceland: Vesturland, Hellnar (64.75, -23.659)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 19927
AVoCet catalog #AV19927
Audio duration (s)23.5
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well calling
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Behaviorchase between two adults, one then circling around giving the sharp calls
Group size2 within colony


Recording dateJune 09, 2016
Time recorded (24h)13:44h
LocationIceland: Vesturland, Hellnar (64.75, -23.659)
Coordinates determined by: eBird
Elevation (m)10
Determined by: coastal
Habitatcoastal flats

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available for non-commercial use
Recording EquipmentiPhone with Shure recorder