Small owl with short, feathered ear tufts and a short tail. Ear tufts often held flat. Dark vertical stripes or dashes down belly with varying amounts of rusty feathers. Note dark eyes.© Brandon K. Percival | Macaulay LibraryColorado, June 10, 2017
Small owl that gives single-noted hoots that can often be difficult to locate.© Gregory Griffith | Macaulay LibraryColorado, August 01, 1993
Small owl with short ear tufts that are often held flat. Red morph individuals have more extensive rusty plumage.© John Cahill xikanel.com | Macaulay LibraryHuehuetenango, May 08, 2016
Small owl with a short tail, dark eyes, and small ear tufts that are often held flat. Dark vertical stripes or dashes down belly with varying amounts of rusty colored feathers. Note dark eyes.© James Kennerley 🦖 | Macaulay LibraryBritish Columbia, July 16, 2013
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