Saw Whet on the Moss

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The Northern Saw-whet Owl is a miniature owl native to North America.

Adults are 18 cm long with a 43 cm wingspan (about the size of a pop can). The Northern Saw-Whet Owl has a round, light, grey face with brown streaks; they also have a dark beak and yellow eyes. The underparts are pale with dark streaks; the upper parts are brown with white spots.

**UPDATE** This photo has been published in the October issue of 'Digital Photo' UK edition. Thanks to all of you who have made this photo so popular!

Copyright © 2009, Jason Idzerda

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  1. Turk Images 15 months ago | reply

    Fabulous!
    Thank you for adding your photo to `Howard and Caz`s Gallery, you have made the Gallery truly special with its presence, we look forward to you returning with more of your beautiful work......Many thanks...Gerry (M)

  2. djorgi 15 months ago | reply

    Such a wonderful photo!

  3. pinkuniverse 14 months ago | reply

    The cutest owl ever !!! Love it.... no ADORE it! ^^

  4. Philip Kuntz 13 months ago | reply

    WE ARE NOW A NEW GALLERY!!! DON’T FORGET TO REJOIN!
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  5. hpstoogie 13 months ago | reply

    Incredible shot, such a cute little owl!

  6. Huba80 13 months ago | reply

    Amazing shot!

  7. Anne Meyer Fotografie 12 months ago | reply

    this is so cute! fantastic!

  8. ALisa Rauner Photography 11 months ago | reply

    I could look at this all day

  9. Chris the lonetraveller 10 months ago | reply

    Outstanding detail sharpness and clarity spot on

  10. kathiliebt 8 months ago | reply

    Is it possible to use this photo for a tattoo?

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    As Admin for this group, I attach this Invitation

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    You are invited to post this photo to
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  12. Howard Brodsky 5 weeks ago | reply

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