Unidentified - Possible vocalizations of a Mountain Beaver (Sewellel)

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Title Unidentified - Possible vocalizations of a Mountain Beaver (Sewellel)
Common Name Mountain Beaver (Sewellel)
Scientific Name Aplodontia rufa
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Aplodontiidae
Genus Aplodontia
Subject Mammals; Places; Nature sounds
Spatial Coverage Seattle (Wash.); King County (Wash.); Washington (State)
Creator Rice, Jeff
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright 2009, Jeff Rice. Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive; University of Utah
Date 2009-06-15
Type Sound
Format video/mp4
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format into .mp3 delivery format
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112; Ecological and animal data provided by NatureServe. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available http://www.natureserve.org/explorer
Description Possible vocalizations of a Mountain Beaver
Photo Rights Management Photo courtesy United States Geological Survey; http://www.werc.usgs.gov/pt-reyes/movies/
Note A tape recorder was left overnight at a confirmed Mountain Beaver burrow in the north Seattle area; the animal was not observed vocalizing, but a tentative i.d. of the sound was made based on the proximity of the animal; the Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America describes the sound as "Usually silent, sometimes makes soft whines or sobs, also may squeal or grind teeth. Probably does not "boom" despite the old vernacular name "boomer"; local time: approximately 2 AM
Full Nature Serve Report http://www.natureserve.org/explorer/servlet/NatureServe?searchSpeciesUid=ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.101780
ARK ark:/87278/s6fn1kjp
Setname uu_wss
Date Created 2009-06-16
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1118217
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6fn1kjp
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