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Gregory Askew wrote:

>On a whim I stopped at Mt. Philo State Park on my way home from Burlington
>tonight. Playing a recording from my car while my headlights flooded the
>woodland edge at the base of the mountain, I had one saw-whet giving a
>plaintive reply. This single bird kept on calling long enough for me to move
>quite a bit closer and actually record it with my cell phone. When I
>replayed its voice a few times over I was treated with a glimpse of the bird
>itself as he flew out from the woods, into the light from the car, and then
>veered off when he caught sight of me.
>All told, I believe there were three saw-whets in the vicinity. I distinctly
>heard another bird tooting just a bit south of the one I located, and a bit
>north, during the call and response session, I heard a high-pitched shriek
>that struck me as a small owl.
>A wonderful Vermont first...I would have stayed were it not for the
>teenagers who came tearing into the parking lot!
>
>I'd be happy to forward copies of the recordings I got (an AMR file...works
>on Real Player), if you are interested. Just send me an email.
>
>Greg
>Vergennes
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Hi, I'd love to get a copy of the recording  you used. e-mail is 
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Jonathan