[birding] Dead Saw-whet Owl near Monmouth

Evan Centanni evan at centanni.com
Sat Mar 3 14:46:07 PST 2018


Came across an unpleasant surprise while walking along Monmouth Highway
west of town today - what I believe to be a Northern Saw-whet Owl dead on
the shoulder, I assume after having been hit by a car. Unfortunate that it
had to be one of the less common owl species here in Polk County.

Photos here:

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/10074179

-Evan


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