Greater Coucal, Centropus sinensis parroti

Recording AV#2516. India: Rajasthan; outskirts of Mt. Abu (24.6189, 72.7338)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2516
AVoCet catalog #AV2516
Audio duration (s)13.4
ID confidence and determination100%
not seen; distinctive within region
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
close but noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorskulking in thick woodland
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?not likely; across the road


Recording dateDecember 31, 2009
Time recorded (24h)8:55h
LocationIndia: Rajasthan; outskirts of Mt. Abu (24.6189, 72.7338)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)1198
Habitatdry woodland on low rocky hill opposite rubbish tip

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME66/K6