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Northern Boobook

Ninox japonica (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Tsai-Yu Wu 2015-03-13 Lugu Township, Nantou County, Taiwan Province, Nantou (Taiwan) (1200 m) song -

Background: White's Thrush (Zoothera aurea) or Scaly Thrush (Zoothera dauma)

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

412334
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Miyagi Kunitaro 2019-04-22 Kunigami, Okinawa, Kunigami (Japan) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

469753
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Peter Boesman 2015-05-21 Tairo-Ike, Miyakejima, Miyake-jima (Japan) song - [also] [sono] 285886
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Frank Lambert 2013-06-12 Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, Ishigaki Island (Japan) (90 m) song -

Response to playback - the same bird as on XC156338 and presumably its mate both calling

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

156341
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Anon Torimi 2015-07-25 Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto (Japan) (60 m) begging call, call, juvenile, song -

Three fledglings (already well grown) begging. Song of the parent starts at 1:54 (probably directed to the fledglings).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

263753
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Ding Li Yong 2017-09-26 Zhuqi Township, Chiayi County, Taiwan Province, Chiayi (Taiwan) (1200 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

390041
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Frank Lambert 2013-06-12 Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, Ishigaki Island (Japan) (90 m) song -

Response to playback - the same bird as on XC156338 and presumably its mate both calling

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

156340
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Peter Boesman 2015-05-21 Tairo-Ike, Miyakejima, Miyake-jima (Japan) song - [sono] 285883
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Peter Boesman 2015-05-21 Tairo-Ike, Miyakejima, Miyake-jima (Japan) song - [sono] 285884
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Frank Lambert 2013-06-13 Oku area, Kunigami, Okinawa Prefecture, Kunigami (Japan) (190 m) song -

Two birds, presumably a pair, calling on this track

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

156129
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Rolf A. de By 2003-07-18 Wako-cho, Amami-shi, Kagoshima-ken, Amami (Japan) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

470257
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Bram Demeulemeester 8 Jan 2010 Philippines: Mindoro; Sablayan Penal Colony; Siburan (12.81, 120.92) , Philippines (Philippines) (0 m) call - quality: good 8370
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Frank Lambert 2013-06-12 Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, Ishigaki Island (Japan) (90 m) song -

Calling increases in volume during this recording

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

156338
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Desmond Allen 02-01-2002 Iriomotejima, Ryukyu Islands, Iriomote Island (Japan) (? m) call (B) - bird calling at night 79309
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Frank Lambert 2013-06-12 Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, Ishigaki Island (Japan) (90 m) song -

Response to playback - the same bird as on XC156338 and presumably its mate both calling

bird-seen:no

playback-used:yes

156339
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Anon Torimi 2015-07-25 Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto (Japan) (60 m) begging call, call, juvenile -

Three fledglings (already well grown) begging, and one parent bird brought food.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

263752
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Peter Boesman 2015-05-27 Banna Park, Ishigaki-jima, Ishigaki Island (Japan) song - [sono] 286083
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica japonica Anon Torimi 2014-07-06 Kyoto Prefecture, Japan (Japan) (? m) song -

In low mountain in the suburb of Kyoto city. Two birds calling each other. The high pitch background sounds are by cicadas, initially by Tanna japonensis then by Platypleura kaempferi.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

190839
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Bram Demeulemeester 8 Jan 2010 Philippines: Mindoro; Sablayan Penal Colony; Siburan (12.81, 120.92) , Philippines (Philippines) (0 m) call - quality: good 8368
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Andrew Spencer 2013-12-08 Sokabara, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, Ishigaki Island (Japan) (50 m) song -

natural vocalization; song from a bird perched about 4m up in a large pine tree in an area of planted pines and some secondary forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

191098
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Anon Torimi 2015-08-09 Kyoto Imperial Palace (Muanakata Shrine), Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto (Japan) (50 m) begging call, voice of fledglings -

Fledgelings, flying in the initial part. These birds fledged on July 29 and are different from the ones in XC263753 and others.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

267067
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Anon Torimi 2015-07-25 Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto (Japan) (60 m) attack sound -

The parent bird attacked (attack sound at 0.5s) a jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos) approaching fledglings. The voice was probably by a jungle crow.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

263754
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica totogo Frank Lambert 2013-06-12 Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, Ishigaki Island (Japan) (90 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

156337
xeno-canto.org
Northern Boobook - Ninox japonica Peter Boesman 2015-05-21 Tairo-Ike, Miyakejima, Miyake-jima (Japan) song - [sono] 285887
xeno-canto.org
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