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Eastern Screech-Owl
(Otus asio)

Eastern Screech-Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl Information

Length: 8 - 10"

Habitat: Open deciduous or mixed woodlands, orchards, residential areas, parks. Prefers habitat near open areas and requires trees with existing cavities for nesting.

Insects, including mothskatydids, beetles, and crickets; rodents such as mice and voles; amphibians, reptiles, crayfish; some small birds and fish.
Eastern Screech-Owl ID TipsIdentification tips for the Eastern Screech-Owl
       Photo of Eastern Screech-Owl (Gray Phase)
Range Maps:
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E Screech-Owl  Breeding Map E Screech-Owl  Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
Additional Information:

Eastern Screech-Owl
Photos, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status. (From Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Eastern Screech Owl
Eastern Screech Owl




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