an owl a day

and also maybe sewing stuff

my fourteenth owl June 11, 2013

Filed under: owl du jour — geniusscientist @ 10:53 am

This is a Whiskered Screech Owl.

I learned recently that the ABA (American Birding Association) standard is to capitalize bird names.  So that when you say you saw a Yellow Warbler, people know you mean a legit Yellow Warbler and not just a warbler that is yellow.  Because most warblers have yellow bits.  I see yellow warblers ALL the damn time but not necessarily Yellow Warblers.  Y’know?  Anyway so now you know that the sketch above portrays a Whiskered Screech Owl and not just any ol’ noisy, moustachioed owl.

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