Owl Monkeys?--sound links
mike at mysterycircuits.com
Mon May 10 12:38:11 EDT 2004
I dunno... doesn't sound like any of those. On an owl to monkey ratio,
it definitely leans more to the side of the monkey. Maybe 20/80. I'm
baffled, but it's almost AC time, which will render it a non-issue...
Are owls really as wise as their reputation?
thebackyardbbq at yahoo.com (Bis später) wrote in message news:<20040507223120.36072.qmail at web40307.mail.yahoo.com>...
> Building upon my owl theory, I offer you a page with
> comparative sound links:
> there are other bird sounds within that site, as well,
> for those who want to explore.
> I suspect it's likely a variation of the Barred Owl,
> i.e. "hoot."
> --- Bis später <thebackyardbbq at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Mike what you're hearing is definitely an owl.
> > And it's definitely *not* a screech owl. They have
> > quite a distinctive, somewhat disturbing sound.
> > I think what you're hearing is the hoot owl:
> > also re:lore--
> > http://www.ramshornstudio.com/id266.htm
> > Depending, of course, on your level of superstition,
> > I
> > would not recommend engaging it in conversation.
> > Listening and contemplating otoh is fine.
> > E.
> > --- Mike Walters <mike at mysterycircuits.com> wrote:
> > > Since the weather's warmed up, my wife and I have
> > > opened the windows.
> > > It's not quite AC weather yet. During the early
> > > sleeping hours, 3-4am
> > > or so, I've noticed a sound coming from the woods
> > > that starts off kind
> > > of like an owl "Hoo-Hoo", and then it evolves to a
> > > monkey sound
> > > "Aaah-Aaah-Aaah". The total sounds like
> > > "Hoo-Hoo-Hoo-Hoaah-Hwaah-Ahh-Ahh-Ahh". And then
> > > other owl-monkeys join
> > > in. I thought maybe it's deer, but people I've
> > > seem to think
> > > deer just grunt. I'm confused. I noticed it last
> > > year, but I wasn't
> > > sure if I was the only one who heard it. Does
> > > know what animal
> > > this sound originates?
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