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Western Screech-Owl

Megascops kennicottii ORDER: STRIGIFORMES FAMILY: STRIGIDAE

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.

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Bird Festivals

Songs

Series of short whistled hoots, more closely spaced at end of series.

Calls

Search the Macaulay Library online archive for more sounds and videos