Indian Pond-heron, Ardeola grayii

Recording AV#2486. India: Uttar Pradesh: Patna Bird Sanctuary (27.526, 78.312)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 2486
AVoCet catalog #AV2486
Audio duration (s)4.4
ID confidence and determination100%
seen; non-breeding plumage, so identified from A. bacchus on range
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
noisy, brief
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorin flight over water
Group size1


Recording dateJanuary 03, 2010
Time recorded (24h)13:36h
LocationIndia: Uttar Pradesh: Patna Bird Sanctuary (27.526, 78.312)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)163
Weathercool, breezy, foggy
Position of sunhigh
Habitatsmall lake with extensive drying mudflats and short grass surrounded by agricultural fields and trees

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME66/K6
Editing Informationnoise between calls filtered; vocalizations of target not affected