Length: 6-7 in Wingspan: 10-15 in Weight: 0.1-0.2 lbs
Small, compact owl with circular head and long tail. Streaked chest and spotted head/back.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Northern Pygmy-Owls are small but fierce, often skewering their vanquished prey on thorns for storage — a behavior more famously associated with shrikes.
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