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- Small owl.
- No ear tufts.
- White face outlined in black.
- Fine spots on top of head.
- Underparts dirty white, streaked with brown.
- Bill yellow.
Immature DescriptionUpperparts completely dark brown, underparts paler brown. White X on face, made up of eyebrows and white marks below bill.
- Both Sexes
- Length: 8.3-11.0 in (21-28 cm)
- Weight: 3.3-7.6 oz (93-215 g)
- Wingspan: 21.6-24.4 in (55-62 cm)