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A northern Saw-whet Owl; these creatures are a very small, short-bodied, avian with a stubby tail and broad wings. Generally nocturnal with a tendency toward nomadic. The Saw-whets name originates fro

A northern Saw-whet Owl; these creatures are a very small, short-bodied, avian with a stubby tail and broad wings. Generally nocturnal with a tendency toward nomadic. The Saw-whets name originates from the "skiew" call made when it is alarmed. This sound

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2010
Date Uploaded: 11.2010
Photo Location: Oroville, Washington, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot A460
Copyright: © J. Foster Fanning