Mystery Photos

What kind of owl is this?

Here's the information: 

Seen on 6/21/05 at 1:30 PM. in American Fork Canyon; west of Tibble Fork, southwest of Granite Flats.
Descriptions: 6-8 inches tall, sitting in Mountain Maple, very tame. Yellowish gray bill.  Couldn't see distinct markings on back of head.  Tail was only 1 inch long.


The Answer: Juvenile Northern Pygmy-Owl

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Photos by Andrea Faust

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