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Barred Owl

Strix varia

Description:

Baby owl must have fallen from its nest on this windy saturday :(

Habitat:

Forest

Notes:

Came upon while looking for snakes

4 Comments

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Cute! But did you happen to put him up in a tree by any chance?? Mom & dad will continue to feed him and there is no worry about the human smell. OR did you call a rehabilitation center?? He is too young to be on the ground. Can you go back and do this?? You can just use a towel to wrap him in and place him on a branch so predators don't get him.

agravate
agravate 9 years ago

awww. the poor thing. it looks so cute.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

adorable!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Lovely! This looks like Strix varia, the Barred Owl to me.

MattBordeaux
Spotted by
MattBordeaux

Morris, Illinois, USA

Spotted on May 12, 2013
Submitted on May 12, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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