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Long-eared Owl -- Asio otus More
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1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

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mechanical sound

song

depart

court

 

Courtship song of male preceeding copulation (we hear the wing flaps). The female utters a higher-pitched, plaintive "hwww" at long intervals. Just after the male flying away, we hear the "bleating" of a european Common Snipe. Then follows a long series of hoos of the male.  

Willi Thonen
6 Apr 1963

    Geography
  • Switzerland
    Locality
  • La Sauge; SE End of lake of Neuchatel
    Elevation
  • 430 meters
No locations found with lat/long
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  • Mono
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    Equipment Note
  • Recorder: Revox 36. Microphone: Beyer M26.

Habitat: very varied wood of bushes and trees of many kinds (willows, birches, and alders dominating) including a few spruce and firs; clearings and adjacent farmland as hunting grounds.

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