Friday, August 23, 2013

Northern Saw-whet Owl

The Northern Saw-whet Owl (Scientific Name - Aegolius acadicus) is a small owl that is found in most parts of North America from Alaska to Mexico. It is found in woodlands and often perched in coniferous trees. When approached it will remain still. The Northern Saw-whet Owl has a round face with brown streaks and no ear tufts. It has a brown streaked body and a black bill. Eyes are yellow.Photo taken in January 2011 at the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Delta, B.C.

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