Cutest owl ever!

Northern saw-whet owl banded in Brookings, SD at the Dakota Nature Parksaw-whet-3-1-of-1

Late at night in the breeding season, males give a rhythmic tooting song that may go on for hours with scarcely a break. The bird was named for this song, which reminded settlers of the sound of a whetstone sharpening a saw.

 

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One thought on “Cutest owl ever!

  1. Shelly November 4, 2016 / 10:52 pm

    Great picture! I kinda want one!

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