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    • Civetta capogrosso
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    • Aegolius funereus
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    • Boreal Owl
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    • nyctale de Tengmalm
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    • Mocho-funéreo

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

dan_sureman

Date

June 22, 2016 06:05 PM EDT

Description

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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birdfly

Date

October 29, 2016 11:28 PM CEST

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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heatherpickard

Date

the past

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

chartuso

Date

February 14, 2010 06:57 PM MST

Place

Canada (Google, OSM)

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

chartuso

Date

April 11, 2009

Description

another singing male

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owl

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

chartuso

Date

April 11, 2009

Description

singing male in jack pine

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

chartuso

Date

February 3, 2013 11:24 AM MST

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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chartuso

Date

February 10, 2005 12:30 PM MST

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

chartuso

Date

February 9, 2001

Description

1 of 4 found on this day.

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

chartuso

Date

February 9, 2001

Description

1 of 4 found on this day.

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

saxzimbog

Date

February 21, 2013 05:30 PM CST

Description

Boreal Owl along CR7 in the Sax-Zim Bog (photo by Sparky Stensaas/www.thephotonaturalist.com)

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

gbudyk

Date

December 1, 2008 11:00 AM CST

Description

Drawn to its presence by agitated BLJA and BCCH

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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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