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Finding Whiskered Screech-Owl in SE Arizona


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Adult, probably female Whiskered Screech-Owl at nest hole

Status in SE Arizona: Uncommon resident.

Timing: Year round, easiest in spring.

Status in USA: Found exclusively in SE Arizona.

Habitat/location: Mid to higher elevation oak and pine forest. One of the more vocal night birds in the Santa Catalina, Santa Rita, Huachuca and Chiricahua Mountains. Hard to find outside the breeding season.

Range map:

Whiskered Screech-Owl map from eBird

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Whiskered Screech-Owl

Adult Whiskered Screech-Owl

Adult, probably female, Whiskered Screech-Owl at nest hole

Adult, probably female, Whiskered Screech-Owl at nest hole

Adult, probably female Whiskered Screech-Owl at nest hole, with juvenile

Adult, probably female, Whiskered Screech-Owl at nest hole, with juvenile

Fledged juvenile Whiskered Screech-Owl

Fledged juvenile Whiskered Screech-Owl


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