Long-whiskered Owlet Xenoglaux loweryi

  • Order: Strigiformes
  • Family: Strigidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg and Michael G. Harvey
Sections

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

Vocalizations

The only known vocalization of Long-whiskered Owlet, which apparently is the primary song, is "a single, slightly hoarse, hoot, rising then falling slightly in pitch: whoOOo", and which is given in a series of 4–6 notes/minute (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2010).

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and M. G. Harvey (2012). Long-whiskered Owlet (Xenoglaux loweryi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.lowowl1.01