Date: 2/23/17 7:15 am
From: Chris Hobbs <chobbs.f1...>
Subject: Re: Saw-whet Owls
Another useful tip, but very difficult to 'orchestrate' in KS (!):
Play recording in suitable habitat at night during a full-moon, with little
to no wind (for ease of hearing).

Chris Hobbs
Lenexa
<chobbs.f1...>

On Feb 23, 2017 8:26 AM, "Chuck Otte" <cotte...> wrote:

> Very simple Jeff - they are easily overlooked. They are small, generally
> solitary and do not always respond to recordings. Two things have to happen
> - you either totally and completely by luck stumble on to one OR, you go
> out
> specifically looking for one in a systematic fashion. They are in Kansas
> every
> single winter - I have no doubt. But they are just too easily missed.
>
> To be right honest, when I do encounter them, I frequently do not report
> them
> as it often creates a stampede usually to the detriment of the owl's well
> being.
>
> Chuck
>
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