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Recent observations

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What

Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata

Observer

redabbott

Date

February 24, 2016 05:03 PM PST

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What

Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio

Observer

cahenning

Date

May 24, 2016

Description

Sitting on fence and outside kitchen window

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio

Observer

cahenning

Date

May 25, 2016

Description

Today I was sitting on my patio in my backyard and saw 4 screech owls flying around. 2 landed where I could see them. One on a small tree about 15 ft from my back door and one sitting on a light attached to my house. I was sitting about 25 ft away at a table. I took a few photos but did not get too close. Finally I had to go inside and neither one moved. When I came back out, I again went and sat at the table. Both owls were still in the same spots. I then noticed that they had flown away but I was working on my laptop so I didn't see where they went. Suddenly I noticed that 2 then all 4 landed in the crepe myrtle directly in front of my table. About 7 ft away and all 4 were looking at me, bobbing and turning their heads and bodies. WOW. One was red and the others gray. Were they being aggressive? I got up and moved to a table near my back door. By then it was fully dark. What is going on?

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What

Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio

Observer

cahenning

Date

May 24, 2016 07:34 AM CDT

Description

Eastern Screech owl

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio

Observer

cahenning

Date

the past

Description

4 Eastern Screech owls

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What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

adorantes

Date

May 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Stygian Owl Asio stygius

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

April 16, 2016

Description

heard behind hotel

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bare-legged Owl Margarobyas lawrencii

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

April 14, 2016

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What

Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia

Observer

finatic

Date

May 14, 2016 12:30 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

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No photos or sounds

What

Northern Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis ssp. caurina

Observer

jiransom

Date

May 21, 2016 08:00 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio

Observer

clay5

Date

May 25, 2016 12:13 PM EDT

Description

Screech owls can be either a gray or rusty red color or with the rusty morph being more common in the southern parts of its range. The rounded head has 2 prominent ear tufts that aid in identification.

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

May 24, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Owls are a group of birds that belong to the order Strigiformes, constituting 200 extant bird of prey species. Most are solitary and nocturnal, with some exceptions (e.g., the Northern Hawk Owl). Owls hunt mostly small mammals, insects, and other birds, although a few species specialize in hunting fish. They are found in all regions of the Earth except Antarctica, most of Greenland, and some remote islands. Owls are characterized by their small beaks and wide...

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