Date: 6/28/18 10:40 am
From: Jim Sinclair <jim.sinclair...>
Subject: [texbirds] Re: Red Phase E. Screech Owl??
I don't know how rare they are, but I have seen them on the Norias division
of the King Ranch.

On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 12:12 PM, Gary Roberts <sgricr76...> wrote:

> Last night, while watching TV, a large bird flew into the patio glass
> door. It fell to the patio and I went to see if I could revive it--or keep
> it for a specimen for someone's lab. When I tried to pick it up, it revived
> and flew away. It was a Red Phase Eastern Screech Owl!
> In all the years of birding, leading tours at Bentsen Rio Grande for ten
> years and living here in Texas, I had never seen anything but Grey Phase E.
> Screech Owls.
> Is this a rare sighting only for me, or are they common?
> Never Before,
> S. Gary & "Gene" Roberts
> Austin, Texas

Jim Sinclair (TX-ESA)
TOS Life Member
Kingsville, TX

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