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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