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    • Aegolius funereus
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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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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

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gbudyk

Date

December 1, 2008 11:00 AM CST

Description

Drawn to its presence by agitated BLJA and BCCH

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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gbudyk

Date

December 16, 2012 01:10 PM CST

Description

Found during Winnipeg Christmas Bird Count

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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gbudyk

Date

February 3, 2013 11:10 AM CST

Description

Roosting in an urban riverside park.

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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chartuso

Date

July 4, 2011

Description

immature

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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chartuso

Date

February 14, 2010 03:15 PM MST

Place

Canada (Google, OSM)

Description

heavily cropped photo of bird day hunting by bird feeder (here focused on Black-capped Chickadees)

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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skrentnyjeff

Date

February 19, 2013 04:14 PM CST

Description

Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) East Superior Street St Louis County MN February 2013 Jeff Skrentny IMG_9363

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

conuropsis

Date

December 21, 2004

Description

Seen next to Tavern On The Green.

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

March 17, 1990

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Description

1

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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marcorastelli

Date

June 3, 2005

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Description

2

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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marcorastelli

Date

the past

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Description

1

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Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus

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marcorastelli

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the past

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Italy (Google, OSM)

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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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