Luzon Scops-owl, Otus longicornis

Recording AV#2232. Philippines: Luzon; Mt. Polis (16.974, 121.026)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 2232
AVoCet catalog #AV2232
Audio duration (s)29.8
ID confidence and determination100%
not seen; distinctive in range
Other identified bird speciesCettia seebohmi, Orthotomus cuculatus
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
much movement noise edited out
Playback usedyes, about 1/2 hour earlier, then again after these notes

Individual Characterization

Behaviorcame in very close to road where we had played back around dawn, in small trees, where it called loudly but remained invisible, long after dawn. When I played back again, the bird fell silent and did not resume calling
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?yes


Recording dateNovember 29, 2009
Time recorded (24h)6:04h
LocationPhilippines: Luzon; Mt. Polis (16.974, 121.026)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)5730
Determined by: GPS
Position of sunfull light
Habitatlow-stature, cutover mossy forest

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyrighted by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+ and Sennheiser ME66/K6