Great Horned Owls on Orcas Island Washington (110128) b

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Title Great Horned Owls on Orcas Island Washington (110128) b
Common Name Great Horned Owl
Scientific Name Bubo virginianus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Aves
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Genus Bubo
Subject Birds; Places; Nature sounds; Ambient sounds
Spatial Coverage Orcas Island (Wash.); San Juan County (Wash.); Washington (State)
Creator Rice, Jeff
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright 2011, the Western Soundscape Archive at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License;
Contributors San Juan County Land Bank; Kim Middleton
Date 2011-01-28
Type Sound
Format video/mp4
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format into .mp4 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
Description Great Horned Owl vocalizations
Photo Rights Management Photo copyright 2007, by dbaron; Photo used by permission. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license
Note Local time: 2:10 AM; Elevation: 50 feet; Recorded in dense fog at the base of a large dead tree amidst thick forest.; A Great Horned Owl nest was at top of tree in a hollow section, and at least one owl was observed at the tree; Recorded numerous types of nearby vocalizations from at least two or several owls; Temperature at 6:30 PM at this location on 1/27/11 was 49 degrees Fahrenheit with wind speed of 0 mph, humidity 83%; Fog lifted in the morning, but skies still mostly cloudy with high humidity. Temperature at 8:40 AM on 1/28/11 was 46 degrees Fahrenheit, winds were 0-1 mph, humidity was 63%.
Species Range (Southwestern States)
Full Nature Serve Report
Source File Recording Equipment Sennheiser MKH30 and MKH40 microphones in a stereo MS pattern to a Sound Devices 722 recorder; 48 kHz/24 bit sampling rate
ARK ark:/87278/s6qr59m9
Setname uu_wss
Date Created 2011-03-08
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1119639
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