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Bump in the Night

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ChickenSnake, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. ChickenSnake

    ChickenSnake Chirping

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    It's late at night, the lights are all off. Everyone is asleep. Of course there has to be a creepy animal making noises outside my bedroom window, and I am darn glad I didn't go see that scary movie tonight (whew Mrs.Doubtfire was the alternative)

    So I'm pretty sure theres some night bird yodeling under my window, I thought it might be an owl but when I went to record it, as always it stopped. So either its a weird owl that carried on a hoot for a long time or theres an alien out there right now watching me eat pizza crust rubbing its hands together maniacly. Anyone Texas night bird savvy (or Texas Alien savvy?)

    I am prepared to hear stories about probes.
     

  2. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Songster

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    Chupacabra
     
  3. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

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    Maybe it's a hoot owl, they have a weird call
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Screech owl - eerie sound. My Mom always said that if a screech owl calls 3 nights in a row there will be a death in the family. Scared the tar out of me as a child.
     
  5. ailurophile23

    ailurophile23 Songster

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    Quote:Good golly - I'm glad that's not true or I'd be surrounded by death constantly! The screech owls have us surrounded out here in the country and I love listening to them every evening. Their call is definitely erie and drawn-out - but beautiful once you know what it is. [​IMG]
     

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