Date: 11/27/18 1:36 pm
From: Harry LeGrand (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Northern Saw-whet Owl record
John Gerwin told a few of us just now that a presumed dead N. Saw-whet Owl
was brought in to the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, apparently this
morning. According to the couple that brought it in, several crows had
chased it into a window of a home on Merrington Circle in Raleigh; that's
up near Baileywick Road Park in north Raleigh.

So -- be aware of the possibility of this species in the Carolinas now, at
least in northern NC. It wouldn't hurt to play some Saw-whet tapes at dusk
or early evening when you are near or in some dense woods. And the next
time you see or hear crows chasing something, it just might be …..

Harry LeGrand
Raleigh

 
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