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.
Alessandro Tenca com. pers.
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.