Date: 11/28/18 5:54 am
From: John Connors (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Northern Saw-whet Owl record
Honestly, I'm surprised crows would bother with a Saw-whet Owl. Blue Jays,
and smaller songbirds sure, but crows seems like an odd pursuit to me.
John Connors

On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 4:36 PM Harry LeGrand <carolinabirds...>
wrote:

> 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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