Length: 8-11 in Wingspan: 20-25 in Weight: 0.25-0.5 lbs
Small owl with square head. Spotted head and back. Streaked chest.
Range map by IUCN
Boreal Owls and several other owl species have asymmetrical ears, where one opening is higher than the other. This adaptation helps these owls pinpoint the height of a sound in addition to its direction left or right.
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