Barred Owl (predator-prey)

A Barred Owl (Strix varia) spotted during a photowalk through Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County, Virginia USA. The owl is eating an unknown smaller bird it just captured. Photo 3 of 4 features the best view of the unknown bird — can anyone identify its species?

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