This breath call is handcrafted made with artisanal methods in our laboratory, and is obtained from materials we selected and processed with all the passion of Giò Valley for nature and the world of ornithology.
The precious olive wood used allow an excellent degree of resonance and sound propagation and is treated with non-toxic paints to safeguard your health and ensure a healthy and continuous contact with the lips, necessary for the correct use of the instrument.
The reed, the thin moving tab which vibration makes the instrument sound, is in mylar, an exceptionally durable polyester, resistant to shocks, tears and temperatures from -70 to +150 °C. The reed holder is made in brass: materials with high durability characteristics.
The manufacture of this article complies with the rules regarding bird calls and, unlike other recall instruments, can be used freely without the risk of incurring serious penalties. In particular, the law n.157 February 11, 1992 allows, in certain situations, the use of breath calls only and not of electronic or mechanical calls. The design and the accurate calibration carried out on each single piece guarantee high sound quality.
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Bird of the strigid family (Athene noctua), it’common and stationary in Italy, where lives not far from the houses, on the roofs, in the hollow trunks, in the holes of the walls. Medium-sized and gray-brown in color, it has a large head with very developed frontal eyes, surrounded by feathers arranged in more or less evident concentric circles. Generally with nocturnal habits, it feeds on small prey, above all rodents and insects, thus making itself useful to agriculture.