Whiskered Screech-owl (Otus trichopsis)
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (James Cook)
Subject: Re: Request for Owl Pictures - owl-1.jpg (1/7)
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 22:49:30 GMT
File To Comment: animal5/Little_Owl-1-In_Log_Hole-Snow.jpg
This is not a Little Owl. Little Owls have a distinctive facial pattern and no ear tufts. This looks like a gray phase Screech Owl. I would guess from the heavy bars on the breast a Whiskered Screech Owl - Otus trichopsis.