Winter Birding: Owls

February 6, 2014

In addition to species seen frequently year-round at Mount Auburn – American Black Duck, Rock Dove, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Northern Cardinal, Northern Mockingbird, House Finch, American Goldfinch – winter at the Cemetery is a great time to be on the lookout for owls! Seven species have been recorded at Mount Auburn, including the Northern Saw-whet Owl pictured here, nevertheless only two – Great Horned and Eastern Screech-Owls – are seen on a regular basis.




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