Boreal Owl along CR7 in the Sax-Zim Bog (photo by Sparky Stensaas/www.thephotonaturalist.com)
Drawn to its presence by agitated BLJA and BCCH
Found during Winnipeg Christmas Bird Count
Roosting in an urban riverside park.
heavily cropped photo of bird day hunting by bird feeder (here focused on Black-capped Chickadees)
Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) East Superior Street St Louis County MN February 2013 Jeff Skrentny IMG_9363
Seen next to Tavern On The Green.
The Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) is a small owl. It is also known as the Tengmalm's Owl after Swedish naturalist Peter Gustaf Tengmalm. Other names for the owl include Richardson's Owl, Funeral Owl (latin: funereus), Sparrow Owl, and Pearl Owl (Finnish: helmipöllö and Swedish: pärluggla). This species is a part of the larger grouping of owls known as typical owls, Strigidae, which contains most species of owl. The other grouping is the barn owls, Tytonidae.