Length: 7-10 in Wingspan: 20-25 in Weight: 0.25-0.75 lbs
Small owl with small ear tufts. Stocky neck. Gray morph is mottled gray, black, and white. Red morph is rufous, black, and white. Light eyes.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Eastern Screech-Owls come in both gray and red morphs, with only about a third of birds being red, more commonly farther east. Gray plumage birds are best differentiated from their western counterparts by call – a descending whinny.
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