Northern Pygmy Owl

The Columbia Valley has the highest diversity of owls (13 species) of any bioregion in Canada

Northern Pygmy Owl - Canada's smallest owl. They are smaller than an American Robin - about 7 inches high. They may be small but they can carry prey weighing up to 3 times its own weight. This White-footed Deer Mouse was an easy lift to the poplar tree perch.

Posted by larryhalverson larryhalverson, January 10, 2020 02:44

Observations

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What

Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma

Observer

larryhalverson

Date

November 10, 2009 06:35 PM MST

Description

The smallest of the 13 species of Owls found in the Columbia Valley. Feeding on a White-footed Deer Mouse

See Journal Note
https://inaturalist.ca/journal/larryhalverson/29985-northern-pygmy-owl

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