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Mottled Owl
Ciccaba virgata (Cassin, 1849)
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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.
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Niels Krabbe 1998-12-03 Azuay: upper Yungilla Valley, Azuay (Ecuador) (1650 m) song -

Same as Cicvir06. Semi-humid forest. Reference: CLXXXIB 303-310 (Cicvir7). Krabbe & Nilsson (2003) (ISBN 90-75838-06-9).

bird-seen:no

playback-used:yes

239049
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Douglas Meyer 2014-05-13 Doutor Pedrinho, Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina (Brazil) (500 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

323493
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Peter Boesman 2010-03-24 Las Heliconias Lodge, Alajuela, Guanacaste (Costa Rica) (800 m) song - [sono] 274635
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata centralis Frank Lambert 2015-03-14 Quetzal Camp, El Triunfo, Chiapas, Chiapas (Mexico) (2000 m) song -

Distant natural calls. Same bird as XC256290, XC256291, XC256298

bird-seen:no

playback-used:yes

256300
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata borelliana José Almir Jacomelli Junior 2013-06-18 RPPN Estação Veracel, Porto Seguro, Bahia, Bahia (Brazil) (90 m) After playback, call -

http://www.wikiaves.com.br/1009238&p=1&t=c&c=2925303&s=10524

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

142714
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Olaf Jahn 2001-03-21 Esmeraldas: Corriente Grande, Salto del Bravo, Río Bravo, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (200 m) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

261652
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Eduardo Patrial 2010-07-26 Poconé, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso (Brazil) (120 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

315570
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Doug Knapp 2011-04-17 Los Tarrales, Suchitepéquez (Guatemala) (800 m m) Song - No playback. Bird not seen. 76719
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Gustavo Bautista 2013-01-10 El Dorado Lodge, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Magdalena (Colombia) (1900 m) call -

Natural vocalizations, heard in regenerated secondary forest, forest edge habitats, around 'Reserva ProAves - El Dorado Birding and Nature Lodge'. Bird was first heard around 00:10 hrs. along with the other two species (Mottled Owl (Ciccaba virgata) [Call, 3 hoots, plus last one lowest] and Santa Marta Screech-Owl (Megascops sp.nov.Santa_Marta) [Santa Marta Screech-Owl was further away (Sound Type: Song--fast, high fading hooted trill, 3-5 sec)], bird was recorded around 16 ft. to 32 ft. away from the recordist and bird was between 10 to 17 ft. above the ground. At the end of the recording it seems that the Black-and-white Owl flew to the direction of the Mottled Owl where they appeared to be in conflict.

Sighting conditions: Weather: Mostly Clear: 75ºF/23ºC, Moon: Waning Crescent (10%), Humidity: 76%, Precip.: 0%, Wind: NINE at 8 mph.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

117158
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Nick Athanas 12/02/2001 Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (1960 m) song (A) -   6686
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Olaf Jahn 2006-09-00 Esmeraldas: San Vicente Alto, Cordillera de Lachas, Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (1750 m) song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Natural interval 21 s

playback-used:no

261651
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Niels Krabbe 1999-10-20 Esmeraldas: right bank Rio Santiago, above Estero Pote 7 km E Playa de Oro, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (200 m) calls -

Faint hoots and mew from other bird. Same as Cicvir09. Wet primary forest. Reference: CXCA 270-275 (Cicvir11). Krabbe & Nilsson (2003) (ISBN 90-75838-06-9).

bird-seen:no

playback-used:yes

239053
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Peter Boesman 2010-03-16 Tapantí NP, Cartago, Cartago (Costa Rica) (1250 m) song - [sono] 274426
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Doug Knapp 2011-04-17 Los Tarrales, Suchitepéquez (Guatemala) (800 m m) Song - No playback. Bird not seen. 76718
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Guillermo Funes 2016-04-12 Metapán, Santa Ana, Santa Ana (El Salvador) (1400 m) begging call, song -

Apparently a juvenile begging to one parent. Amplified recording

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

312794
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Olaf Jahn 1999-10-22 Esmeraldas: Playa de Oro, village and vicinity, Río Santiago, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (260 m) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

261655
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Olaf Jahn 1997-05-06 Esmeraldas: Playa de Oro, village and vicinity, Río Santiago, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (250 m) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

261653
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Daniel Lane 2009-06-20 Campo Verde, Tumbes, Tumbes (Peru) (550 m) song (A) - Response to playback from a very close bird about 3-4m up in lower midstory of semi-humid, short-stature, disturbed forest. Getting light, the latest I'd heard it vocalize. 97082
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Brent Beach 2014-12-16 el Dorado Lodge, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Magdalena (Colombia) (1900 m) call -

Low filter, 2000hz, 36db filter. At 2:28 there is a second sound, right on top of one of the calls, that could be part of the call. Any ideas?

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

309744
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Peter Boesman 2003-04-08 Palenque ruins, Chiapas, Chiapas (Mexico) (50 - 200 m) song -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 162 side A track 24 seq. A)

230092
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Niels Krabbe 1998-12-03 Azuay: upper Yungilla Valley, Azuay (Ecuador) (1650 m) song, mewing call -

Semi-humid forest. Reference: CLXXXIB 261-280 (Cicvir6). Krabbe & Nilsson (2003) (ISBN 90-75838-06-9).

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

239047
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata virgata Olaf Jahn 1997-03-04 Esmeraldas: Playa de Oro, village and vicinity, Río Santiago, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (60 m) song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Interval shortened

playback-used:no

261650
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Doug Knapp 2011-04-09 Paraiso Azul, Suchitepéquez (Guatemala) (1700 m m) Song - No playback. Bird not seen. 76720
xeno-canto.org
Mottled Owl - Strix virgata Fernand DEROUSSEN 1997-11-29 Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Sarapiqui, Heredia Province, Heredia (Costa Rica) (100 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

141330
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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