Northern Saw-whet Owl

Aegolius acadicus

ML48900



39.0 km N of Walla Walla; Mud Creek
Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 46.1167, -118.1 Map

Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
; ;
Playback
Used

Media notes

NOTES: Other behavior: territory defense? BREEDING STATUS: territorial NOTES ON DATA FORM: Same bird as RRN 90-05-01. After playback of taped saw-whet call this bird would wait a few minutes before responding. This cut has no interruptions (pauses). Tape was started as soon as playback tape was turned off. Owl waits approx 70sec. before initiating return call. Call starts at lower volume and increased speed, slows and increases in volume. ML Notes: The call heard is likely the Advertising call, described in the BNA as a monotonous series of whistled notes on a constant pitch. CZ 08/01/2004. Habitat: Forest, Coniferous Forest, Stream, Riparian, Scrub.

Technical Information

Recorder
MARANTZ PMD 221
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 20
Accessories
Parabola 76.2cm (30in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
9 Oct 2000 by Martha Fischer
Digitized
8 Jan 2004 by Claudia Zan
Edited
26 Sep 1990 by Heather Wood

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