Western Barn Owl, Tyto alba

Recording AV#16845. Dominican Republic: Monte Plata; near Monte Plata town (18.8, -69.8)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 16845
AVoCet catalog #AV16845
Audio duration (s)4.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well
Sound types presentwing-clapping
on take-off
Grade of best portionbelow average
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorbird had been perched for some time, then when it took off a few clapping sounds were heard
Group size1


Recording dateMarch 02, 2013
Time recorded (24h)21:01h
LocationDominican Republic: Monte Plata; near Monte Plata town (18.8, -69.8)
Coordinates determined by: rough estimate from Google Earth
Elevation (m)50
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Position of sundark
Habitatmature palm oil plantation

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-67/K6