Eastern Screech Owl ~ Gray Morph
The Lenape Indians (Native American) believed that if they dreamt of an Owl it would become their guardian.
I've had Screech Owls around my backyard owl box for at least a week. One's a red morph and this one, a gray morph. I finally got a decent shot of this one by calling him in with an electronic call. This morning at 4am, it landed on my graden cucumber trellis which consists of an old wooden deck umbrella; canvas top removed and turned upside-down!