Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

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N.W. Tucson 
March 2001

Both Northern and Ferruginous Pygmy-Owls have similar white markings on their backs. One of the noticeable differences, between the Pygmy-Owls, is the barring on the tail. The Ferruginous Pygmy has light brown or orangey brown tail barring where the Northern Pygmy has white tail barring. 

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