Hi Geoff, I've heard them before- recently heard one a few times around the house, eventually saw it. Suspect it's nesting in a nearby palm. Every time there's a mental pause and then, that's... -not- a loose drive belt.
I'd say it's a good match cheers Rudyard SF, CA On Sat, May 27, 2017 at 8:05 PM, Geoff Malosh <pomar...@earthlink.net> wrote: > With the attachment this time … sigh. > > > > Geoff > > > > *From:* Geoff Malosh [mailto:pomar...@earthlink.net] > *Sent:* Saturday, May 27, 2017 11:05 PM > *To:* NFC-L@cornell.edu > *Subject:* Barn Owl (?) - southwestern Pennsylvania > > > > Hi folks, > > > > Hope everyone is having a good spring season. I wanted to run the attached > call by this list before making a definitive statement about it .. to me > this sounds like a perfect match for Barn Owl. The reason I hesitate is > two-fold: first, I have no personal experience with this species’ NFC, and > second, it is an extremely rare species in my area (southwestern > Pennsylvania). The clip is 30 seconds long and the bird calls at around 3 > seconds and at 28 seconds. These are two of four calls in the series. The > two calls not included are much fainter and on either side of the two in > the attached recording, in other words, this seemed pretty clearly to be a > bird on the move and not some local animal near the microphone making a > screeching sound. > > > > The attachment is about 1.3 MB so I hope it goes through, per the Lyris > upgrade that Chris mentioned earlier this year. > > > > Best regards, and good listening. > > > > Geoff > > > > Geoff Malosh > > Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania > > www.flickr.com/photos/geoffmalosh/ > > > -- > *NFC-L List Info:* > Welcome and Basics <http://www.northeastbirding.com/NFC_WELCOME> > Rules and Information <http://www.northeastbirding.com/NFC_RULES> > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave > <http://www.northeastbirding.com/NFC-L_SubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm> > *Archives:* > The Mail Archive > <http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html> > Surfbirds <http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NFC-L> > Birding.ABA.Org <http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NFC> > *Please submit your observations to eBird > <http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>!* > -- > -- NFC-L List Info: Welcome and Basics � http://www.northeastbirding.com/NFC_WELCOME Rules and Information � http://www.northeastbirding.com/NFC_RULES Subscribe, Configuration and Leave � http://www.northeastbirding.com/NFC-L_SubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm Archives: The Mail Archive � http://email@example.com/maillist.html Surfbirds � http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NFC-L Birding.ABA.Org � http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NFC Please submit your observations to eBird! ��http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --