Eastern Screech-Owl (Northern)
Megascops asio [asio Group]
1 Adult Male
Sight and Sound
Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Different song.
Wilbur L Hershberger
27 Sep 1998
- 6.0 km S of Libertytown; Audrey Carroll Wildlife Sanctuary
- 39.4166667 -77.2083333
- 180 meters
- Deciduous Forest
- SONY TCD-D10 PRO II
- Sennheiser ME 62
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: Owl approached and began the rapid series of whinnies and monotone calls.
If I continued imitating he would stop calling completely.
Filtered at 250 Hz.
ML Notes: Both Descending Trills (Whinny/Primary Song) and Monotonic Trills can be heard in this recording. CZ 18/12/2003.