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Northern Saw-whet Owl

Aegolius acadicus


Mixed woodland


The Northern Saw-whet Owl is so named for its peculiar call which is reminiscent of a saw being sharpened. Tommy DeBardeleben heard it first and was able to call the bird in. It fluttered silently in the air before us like a moth! It perched in a tree briefly and all of three of us got to see it!

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JoshuaGSmith 5 years ago

Haha! Exactly.

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

I like the photo..."caught in the headlights."

Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

Awesome! One of my Favorite owls!

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Arizona, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2016
Submitted on May 24, 2016

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