Common Coot, Fulica atra atra

Recording AV#831. United Kingdom: Hertfordshire: Tring Reservoir (51.815, -0.663)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 831
AVoCet catalog #AV831
Audio duration (s)31.9
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Other identified bird speciesDendrocopos major
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

BehaviorMT nest-building, carrying materials, seen on best; GSWO at top of tree, flew off and landed on another tree
Group size2 GSWO


Recording dateMarch 19, 2009
Time recorded (24h)8:08h
LocationUnited Kingdom: Hertfordshire: Tring Reservoir (51.815, -0.663)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)110
Determined by: Google Earth
Weatherc.40°F, hazy, still
Habitatwater's edge in nature reserve by reservoir; scrubby low bushes and big trees

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro/parabola + Nagra Ares BB+