Rufous-banded Owl

Ciccaba albitarsis

ML59932


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Paul A. Schwartz
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Páramo Zumbador
Táchira, Venezuela
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Latitude and Longitude 8.0, -72.0833 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: Neotropical Institute Cut # 16. Bulk reel: 70; Extra cut length: 5:09203 tape.1930 hours to ~ 2030 hours. Continuous series hoots by female and ~ normal phrase type by male, both birds "hoarse;" this is in reaction to playback of a small part of field tape. Quality: 1. Level: -3. 3 3/4 ips.The focus then shifted to the male; in background the female changes to normal-type phrase. Quality: 1. Level: -3.Then the female in focus, normal-type phrases; this is ~20' later. Quality: 1. Level: -3.This continues @ 7.5 (but female changed position?) and some calls of Otus albogularis are also given, apparently triggered by the Ciccaba!!! Quality: 1. Level: 0. 7.5ips.Then the Ciccaba female sings alone, normal-type phrases which are ~ normal in quality. (Some print-through.) The recording continues with female (presumed) singing normal-type phrases, now ~ 20' after more playback. Quality: 1. Level: 0.At end, some phrases are recorded with the reflector ~ 30¡ off-focus. Quality: 1. Level: +3.@ end bird flew (actually closer to me) but the sound is almost inaudible. 7.5ips. Sound stimulation was (other): playback.

Background Species

White-throated Screech-Owl - Megascops albogularis

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA UNSPECIFIED IV
Microphone
Electro-Voice 650
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm (36in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
21 Oct 2002 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
1 May 2009 by Ashik Rahaman
Edited
by David L. Ross, Jr.

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