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Skyward Gaze

I was browsing through some of my photos from 2009 and was drawn back to the day I had a great photoshoot with a bunch of owls. This was definitely my favourite owl of the day.


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.


Copyright © 2011, Jason Idzerda

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Taken on October 4, 2009