I regularly hear this call during the daytime in our garden. It always comes from the top of a tall fir tree.
Yesterday at dusk I saw a barn owl close to the tree, however, I didn't think barn owls made this noise.
Location is rural Somerset on the edge of farmland.
You may need to turn the volume up loud to hear it.
Click here to play this audio clip
[Updated - see longer clip below]
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In reply to TeeJay:
I attach a longer version - ignore the bit when my daughter speaks! (that's why I cut it!).
Thanks for the longer clip, Laura, but I'm afraid I'm none the wiser. It almost sounds like a human imitating a bird call.
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