IWRC Raptor ID Series
 
Northern Saw-whet Owl Characteristics
 
Adult
           
 
 
 
brown wings with white spots on outer primaries
black beak
large yellow eyes
no ear tufts on top of head
whitish superciliaries
brown & white streaks on
side of head
white underparts with brown stripes
 
           
Juvenile
           
 
     
 
light brown breast
unmarked buff underparts
white superciliaries
white between the eyes
dark facial disc
white chin
     
           
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