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Northern Saw-whet Owl. I have been fortunate to see many of these beautiful birds....but this open sunlit view was a rare opportunity. Please note, no branches were removed, damaged or brushed aside to create this opportunity. Every effort was made to avoid disturbing the bird. Unbelievably....birders and photographers can co-exist peacefully (even within the same individual). Unethical, Immoral or Selfish people are the only problem with either pursuit.

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From Photographic Life List - Birds of North America