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Australian Owlet-Nightjar

Aegotheles cristatus (Shaw, 1790)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2015-03-19 Dharug National Park (near Gunderman), New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Short calls

bird-seen:no

218067
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2019-03-04 Coorongooba campground, Wollemi NP, New South Wales, Lithgow (Australia) (280 m) song -

bird-seen:no

460823
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2019-03-04 Coorongooba campground, Wollemi NP, New South Wales, Lithgow (Australia) (280 m) call -

Scraping, harsh calls

bird-seen:no

460822
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2019-03-04 Coorongooba campground, Wollemi NP, New South Wales, Lithgow (Australia) (280 m) call -

Series of ascending notes

bird-seen:no

460824
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus cristatus Marc Anderson 2020-01-18 Koombooloomba, Tablelands Regional, Queensland, Herberton (Australia) (700 m) call -

bird-seen:no

528780
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Khristos Nizamis 2019-06-06 Deep Creek, District Council of Yankalilla, South Australia, Yankalilla (Australia) (120 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

494649
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2013-10-22 Dharug National Park (near Gunderman), New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Shriek-type calls

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

172010
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2016-09-07 Mutawintji National Park, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Typical calls

bird-seen:no

335532
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2016-09-07 Mutawintji National Park, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Typical calls

bird-seen:no

335530
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2013-10-22 Dharug National Park (near Gunderman), New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Typical call

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

172007
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2013-06-12 Kanangra, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (1300 m) song -

Typical call/song

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

172257
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2015-10-17 Yuraygir National Park, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (10 m) call -

Three birds calling in this cut

bird-seen:no

287368
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2015-08-21 Capertee National Park, NSW, New South Wales (Australia) (440 m) call - [sono] 269667
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2013-10-22 Dharug National Park (near Gunderman), New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Typical calls

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

172008
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2015-10-17 Yuraygir National Park, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:no

287370
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2019-08-30 Paroo Darling National Park, New South Wales, Central Darling (Australia) (120 m) call -

Several birds calling. Variety of calls including some rasping and squeals toward the end of cut.

bird-seen:no

600065
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2016-09-07 Mutawintji National Park, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Variety of call-types in this cut

bird-seen:no

335529
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2013-10-22 Dharug National Park (near Gunderman), New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Shriek-type call

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

172009
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus cristatus Marc Anderson 2020-01-18 Koombooloomba, Tablelands Regional, Queensland, Herberton (Australia) (700 m) song -

bird-seen:no

528778
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2015-10-15 Bowra Station, near Cunnamulla, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (200 m) song -

bird-seen:no

287057
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2017-08-04 Mount Gibson Sanctuary, Western Australia, Western Australia (Australia) (340 m) song - [also] [sono] 383688
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2019-03-04 Coorongooba campground, Wollemi NP, New South Wales, Lithgow (Australia) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:no

460629
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2016-09-07 Mutawintji National Park, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (220 m) call -

Variation of typical call

bird-seen:no

335531
xeno-canto.org
Australian Owlet-nightjar - Aegotheles cristatus Marc Anderson 2012-10-25 Kakadu National Park (near Kakadu), Northern Territory, Northern Territory (Australia) (10 m) call -

Begins softly and gradually increases in volume

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

174210
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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