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Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) juvenile

Photo of Eurasian Pygmy Owl

Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) by Claus König
© Claus König. Location: Black Forest, southwest Germany. July 2001.
This recently fledged young owl was frightened, showing extended brow feathers (not true ear-tufts). Photo taken in extended coniferous forest with tall trees, about 900m above sea-level.