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.
Page compiled by Deane Lewis. Page last updated 2012-07-30
OwlPages.com Owl Species ID: 230.020.010