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Northern Saw-whet Owl
Aegolius acadicus

ADULT Has reddish brown plumage overall. Upperparts are beautifully patterned with pale spots, large… read more

Boreal Owl
Aegolius funereus

ADULT Has rich brown plumage overall. Upperparts are marked with bold white spots, smallest and dens… read more

Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus

ADULT AND JUVENILE Buffy brown overall, but heavily spotted and streaked on upperparts, including ne… read more

Long-eared Owl
Asio otus

ADULT AND JUVENILE Have dark brown upperparts and paler underparts; however, whole body is heavily s… read more

Burrowing Owl
Athene cunicularia

ADULT Gray-brown overall, but upperparts are beautifully patterned with pale spots (smallest on head… read more

Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus

ADULT Has mostly brown plumage overall, beautifully patterned on upperparts and resembling tree bark… read more

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
Glaucidium brasilianum

ADULT Has reddish brown upperparts and tail, with delicate pale streaks on head and nape, and spots … read more

Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum

6 3/4" (17 cm). A small, usually rust-colored owl, with tail usually barred rufous and brown or brow… read more

Northern Pygmy-Owl
Glaucidium gnoma

ADULT Has brown to gray-brown plumage overall (interior birds are grayer than those on Pacific coast… read more

Elf Owl
Micrathene whitneyi

ADULT Has mainly reddish brown plumage overall; upperparts are adorned with buff spots, particularly… read more

Snowy Owl
Nyctea scandiaca

ADULT MALE Has essentially pure white plumage with small black spots and bars; at close range, feath… read more

Eastern Screech-Owl
Otus asio

ADULT Either reddish brown overall or gray-brown. Upperparts are beautifully patterned with fine dar… read more

Flammulated Owl
Otus flammeolus

ADULT Has plumage color overall that varies from reddish brown in southeast of range to gray-brown i… read more

Western Screech-Owl
Otus kennicottii

ADULT Either brown overall or gray-brown; gray forms predominate in deserts in south. Upperparts are… read more

Great Gray Owl
Strix nebulosa

ADULT Has mainly gray-brown plumage, upperparts with intricate darker markings; underparts are barre… read more

Spotted Owl
Strix occidentalis

ADULT Has rich brown plumage overall, adorned with white spots on head, neck, back, and underparts. … read more

Northern Spotted Owl
Strix occidentalis caurina

17-19" (41.5-48.5 cm). A medium-size, round-headed, dark-eyed owl of dense northern forests. Dark br… read more

Barred Owl
Strix varia

ADULT Has brown plumage overall; upperparts are dark brown, but beautifully marked with white spots,… read more

Northern Hawk Owl
Surnia ulula

ADULT Gray-brown overall. Upperparts are marked with pale spots, smallest and densest on head; under… read more

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