Our gray-morph Eastern Screech Owl came from a rehab facility in Joelton, Tennessee. He suffered a trauma that has left him unable to fly well enough to hunt in the wild.
Our red-morph Eastern Screech Owl came from a rehab facility in Elizabethton, Tennessee. He was most likely hit by a car, causing permanent corneal damage so that one eye no longer functions.
- Eastern Screech Owls are the smallest “tufted” owls in the Eastern United States.
- Eastern Screech Owls are almost entirely nocturnal, unlike other owls that are sometimes active during the day.
- Eastern Screech owls have been known to dive-bomb humans who get too close to their nests.
What to look for:
- An adult Eastern Screech Owl weighs only 4 ounces but it is fierce – they are called the Napoleon of the woods
- Our gray-morph screech is very alert and constantly watching.
- Our red-morph screech is very laid-back and usually falls asleep on the glove.
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