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 Post subject: Re: Hoot/bellow on Larch Mountain
 Post Posted: February 11th, 2017, 7:32 pm 
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arlohike wrote:
... I could have sworn the sound was coming from the trees way overhead. But that must have been a trick of acoustics, because a knowledgeable friend heard it with me once and also said it was a grouse.

Although often observed close to the ground, grouse can be high in trees as well.


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 Post subject: Re: Hoot/bellow on Larch Mountain
 Post Posted: February 12th, 2017, 9:45 am 
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pcg wrote:
arlohike wrote:
... I could have sworn the sound was coming from the trees way overhead. But that must have been a trick of acoustics, because a knowledgeable friend heard it with me once and also said it was a grouse.

Although often observed close to the ground, grouse be high in trees as well.

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 Post subject: Re: Hoot/bellow on Larch Mountain
 Post Posted: April 27th, 2017, 10:35 am 
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I heard the same thing on the Hunchback Mountain/Green Canyon trail. It was cold, foggy and the sound was creepy. Very surprised to learn that it was a grouse when I researched it.


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