Length: 9 - 12"
Habitat: Coniferous or mixed forests, forest edges, dense stands of aspen trees.
Diet: Mainly small mammals such as voles, mice, shrews, and lemmings. Also insects and occasionally small birds.
Description, young, habitat, food and feeding, breeding, movements, and life span of Boreal Owl. (From Owling.com)
Description, voice, habitat, nesting, and diet. Includes photo. (From NH Fish & Game)
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
More ID Tips for Boreal Owl
Range: The Boreal Owl is a rare winter visitor to some areas of northern New England.
Winter Map from eBird
Sightings of the Boreal Owl Nov-Mar over last 10 years