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Rufescent Screech-Owl

Megascops ingens

ML92657


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Tom Schulenberg
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Cordillera Vilcabamba; headwaters Rio Poyeni
Junín, Peru
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Latitude and Longitude -11.55, -73.6333 Map

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

Comments

NOTES: Habitat: In the headwaters of the Rio Poyeni, on a small flat bench. Worded 2-3km in all directions except north from campsite near sphagnum bog. Streams largely flowed underground, below rocks and the rootmat, surfacing occasionally. Our camp was in bamboo thicket over a ground water sheet next to a section of exposed stream. Tech Note: HPF @ 250Hz Weather: Mist, causing dripping in forest Note: description of bird on tape 41. Note: On LNS reel, sounds from 0:00 - 1:58 from Tape 40; sounds from 1:58 - 9:50 from Tape 41. Why is this? Because Tom used sounds from Tape 40 (July 2) as playback, and taped the owl's responses on Tape 41. This is the case for the first half of Tape 41. The second half of Tape 41 is also O. ingens, taped on the next day, July 3. (LNS 92658); this completes Tape 41. The next cut (LNS 92659) is also O. ingens from July 3; Tom used the rest of Tape 40 to record the early morning of July 3. Tom's notes explaining all this are on Tape 40, approx 6 or 8 minutes into Side A. mf. Habitat: Forest, Thicket/Brush, Edge.

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TC-D5 PRO II
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 66
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
27 Oct 1998 by Martha Fischer
Digitized
6 Dec 2011 by David McCartt
Edited
27 Oct 1998 by Martha Fischer

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