[Tweeters] strange owl calls
downess at charter.net
Sun May 23 05:51:49 PDT 2021
The sound is a perfect match for pika. I’ve had them in forested areas east of Snoqualmie Pass as long as there was a bit of rocks in the understory.
Downess at charter.net
> On May 22, 2021, at 10:31 PM, Steve Hampton <stevechampton at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was at 2500' in fairly dense forest. The call seemed to be coming from up in the trees. You can zoom in on the xeno-canto map for the area.
>> On Sat, May 22, 2021 at 10:24 PM Dan Reiff <dan.owl.reiff at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Were you near any talus slopes and at a higher elevation when you recorded the sounds?
>> Sounds a lot like a Pica.
>> Dan Reiff
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> On May 22, 2021, at 9:55 PM, Steve Hampton <stevechampton at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I highly recommend this recent webinar by Lance Benner about strange owl calls, sounds that may sound like owls (e.g. chipmunks, solitaires, quail, etc), and other owl vocal habits.
>>> It was sponsored by LA Birders and is focused on southern Calif mountains, but most of the species occur up here.
>>> On a related note, I'm still seeking feedback on a strange call I recorded on a summer morning east of Snoqualmie Pass nearly three years ago. It's at https://www.xeno-canto.org/490943. Even Lance didn't know what it was.
>>> Steve Hampton
>>> Port Townsend, WA
>>> Qatay, S'Klallam territory
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> Steve Hampton
> Port Townsend, WA
> Qatay, S'Klallam territory
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