ML 20859

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Western Screech-Owl (Northern) -- Megascops kennicottii [kennicottii Group] More
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1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

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Same subject(s) as LNS 20858. Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Normal song. Response to playback: Different song. Response to playback: Attack.  

Randolph S Little
Virginia Huber
20 May 1977 at 22:00

    Geography
  • United States
    Arizona
    Locality
  • 1.0 km N of Chiricahua Mountains; Portal; Sulphur Draw
    Habitats
  • Forest
  • Coniferous Forest
  • Deciduous Forest
  • Evergreen Forest
    Features
  • Thicket/Brush
  • Canyon
  • Rocky
No locations found with lat/long
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA IV-D
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 404
    Accessories
  • Dan Gibson Parabola 45.7cm/11cm (18in/4.3in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Recordist #2: Virginia Huber, Deborah Tippins, James Gulledge; Breeding Status: territorial paired; Stimulus for Sound: Eastern Screech Owl, Pygmy Owl; Frequency of Sound: agitated; Visual Display with Sound: no?; General Climate: arid; Cover Density: sparse) Female bird actually flew at the speaker during playback of part of this recording, and at one point seemed to capture a "mouse" which squeaked [near the end of the cut].

ML Notes: Song heard throughout the recording is the Monotonic Trill. CZ 18/12/03

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