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Northern Saw-whet Owl - Aegolius acadicus brooksi

Also known as Queen Charlotte Owl

Description: This subspecies is very dark above, and has underparts with pale to rich ochraceous-buff wash, densely bloched and streaked dusky.

Size: One male specimen had a wing length of 140mm ( 5.5")
Mean weight of males 84.8g (3oz), Females 99.6g (3.5oz)

Distribution: Queen Charlotte islands, British Columbia.

Also see the nominate description for this species.

Original Description: (J.H. Fleming) 1916. The Auk, 33, p. 422.


König, Weick and Becking. 1999. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World". Yale University Press

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Page compiled by . Page last updated 2012-07-29 Owl Species ID: 230.020.010

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