Northern Saw-whet Owl

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This Northern Saw-whet Owl was found in Silverado Canyon, Southern California. The Saw-whet Owls in Silverado Canyon are resident throughout the year although mostly only heard in the breeding season. Since it is so hard to really see size in a photo, it is just not appearent that this bird is not much bigger than a sparrow. This is a very small owl.

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