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Eastern Screech Owl

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Eastern screech owls are small North Eastern owls with red (red-faced) or gray (gray-faced) plumage. They have a high whinnying trill of a call.


Found in nearly any environment east of the Rockies with a suitable tree near a freshwater source.


Talullah, Grant, and Barkley (respective to photograph order) are Teatown's resident screech owl ambassadors. Talullah and Barkley are both fully-flighted birds with eye injuries and Grant has complications with his flight feathers causing an inability to fly properly.

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New York, USA

Spotted on Sep 3, 2013
Submitted on Dec 17, 2013

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