Eastern Screech-Owl

An Eastern Screech-Owl (Otus asio) nesting in a tree cavity located along the Mount Vernon Trail, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Fairfax County, Virginia USA.

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“These supremely camouflaged birds hide out in nooks and tree crannies through the day, so train your ears and listen for them at night.” Source Credit: “All About Birds,” Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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