[Tweeters] Northern Pygmy-Owl dinner?

Bruce Whittington fieldnat at pacificcoast.net
Wed Dec 29 10:28:22 PST 2004


The conventional wisdom is that owls normally swallow their prey whole, 
but in this case ...?

By its size and chunkiness my guess would be a vole (tail length isn't 
clear) but no idea what species.


On Dec 29, 2004, at 10:08 AM, Sherry Hagen wrote:

> A beginning birder friend, Gary Handschug, took this photo of a 
> NORTHERN
> PYGMY-OWL (web site below). I was jealous since this is one of the 
> species I
> have yet to photograph in the ABA count area.
>
> We could use your help in identifying the owls rodent kill?
>
> http://www.pacifier.com/~birder/pygmyowl.html
>
> Sherry Hagen
> Vancouver, WA
> littlebirder at pacifier.com
>
>
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Bruce Whittington
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