IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
A common small owl of the West, the Western Screech-Owl can be found in urban as well as wild lands.
Series of short whistled hoots, more closely spaced at end of series.
Consider putting up a nest box to attract a breeding pair. Make sure you put it up well before breeding season. Attach a guard to keep predators from raiding eggs and young. Find out more about nest boxes on our Attract Birds pages. You'll find plans for building a nest box of the appropriate size on our All About Birdhouses site.