Northern Saw-whet Owl Identifying Features


Photo by Chris Maack
brown wings with white spots on
outer primaries

Phto by Sallie Reynolds
black beak
large yellow eyes
no ear tufts on top of head

Photo by Chris Maack
whitish superciliaries
white between eyes
brown & white streaks on
side of head

Photo by Pat Fisher
white underparts with brown stripes

2 rows of white spots across tail


Photo by Marge Gibson
light brown breast
unmarked buff underparts

Photo by Sallie Reynolds
white superciliaries
white between the eyes
dark facial disc
white chin

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