Owl Sound Recordings Springfield MA

Local resource for owl sound recordings in Springfield, MA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to owl sound recordings, owl song recordings, and owl bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting owls, owl feeders, owl types, and owl descriptions.

Pioneer Valley Hobbies
(413) 732-5531
54 Myron Street
West Springfield, MA
 
RC Madness Track & Hobby
(860) 741-6501
101 North Street
Enfield, CT
 
J & E Train Depot
(203) 870-7311
911 Hfd Tpk
Vernon, CT
 
Tucker's Hobbies
(413) 436-5318
8 Bacon Street Box 1090
Warren, MA
 
Craftec Discount Hobbies
(860) 627-7811
152 North Rd
Broad Brook, CT

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Family Hobby Shop
(413) 525-7345
48 Shaker Road
East Longmeadow, MA
 
Hoot Toot 'N Whistle Hobbies
(413) 585-8668
49 Russell Street
Hadley, MA
 
Tucker's Hobbies
(413) 436-5318
29 Bacon Street
Warren, MA
 
Hobby Corner Of Agawam
(413) 821-9484
11 Fairview St
Agawam, MA

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For K-9s & Felines
(413) 572-0055
45 Southwick Road
Westfield, MA

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Barred Owl

Barred Owl

Strix varia L 21" (53cm)

Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions.

Listen to a barred owl.

The classic "eight hooter," the barred owl lives in old forests and woods along rivers, swamps, and lakes. The nest is typically in a deep hollow in a dead tree but is sometimes in old crow or hawk nests. It feeds on small mammals and invertebrates, frequently sharing a territory with red-shouldered hawks. The call, perhaps the most famous among North American owls, consists of eight sharp hoots, almost always written as who-cooks-for-you who-cooks-for-you-alllll , the last note slurred and dropping. They also give a variety of clucks, whistles, barks, and bill snapping noises, especially when an observer is near the nest. Rarely seen, it is sometimes heard calling during the day in spring. The most frequent daytime call is the last note of the common vocalization, the hoo-alll , given once or twice. Barred owls are more common than most people think but their dependence on old forests and riparian habitat makes them vulnerable.

This sound file requires RealPlayer . Bird song courtesy of Lang Elliott, NatureSound Studio . ...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

Copyright2010 Bird Watcher's Digest

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