Compound hooting with clear voice, presumed male.

Compound hooting with clear voice, presumed male.
Species: Omani Owl   Strix butleri
Author: magnus.robb
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Added to IBC: 7 Oct 2013 - 22:26
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Altitude (m): 
755 meters
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Recorded during the second encounter with this species, after its discovery three nights earlier. Probably the same individual that was later selected as the live holotype. Distant chorus of toads in background.

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magnus.robb, IBC1132147. Accessible at

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magnus.robb, IBC1132147. Sound recording of Omani Owl Strix butleri at Al Jabal Al Akhdar (Jebel Akhdar), Oman. Accessible at

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