Length: 8-10 in Wingspan: 15-20 in Weight: 0.25-0.5 lbs
Small owl with square head. Spotted head and back. Streaked chest. Whitish facial disk.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Northern Saw-whet Owls are one of the most common owls in northern North America, but their reclusive habits and small size make them easy to miss. It’s also a scientific fact that they are the cutest of all owls (MacLean, personal communication).
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