Eastern screech-owl finds perfect spot to roost on the refuge
Published 11:06 am Sunday, January 24, 2021
On Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, this eastern screech-owl (Megascops asio) located a great hollowed tree in which to roost.
A comparatively small owl, their call sounds a little like a horse whinny.
A screech-owl diet consists of a wide variety of mammals such as mice, bats, rabbits and squirrels as well as other birds.
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Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of nine national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex.
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