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Asio otus tuftsi
Medium sized Owl with long, dark, feathered tufts above center of head. Eye discs area rusty color.Dark eyebrows over discs. Gray V shape border brown center. Below beak is a gray round mustache. Brown and white mottled back and streak patterned chest and belly. Eyes are a yellow-orange. The images are not of one bird but from 10 to 15 Long eared owls roosting in the same pine tree.
Small valley of mixed woodland.
These were spotted in hot springs resort.