Photo of Animalia: Eastern Screech Owl (species: Megascops asio) (Gaia Guide)

Eastern Screech Owl (Megascops asio) - gray morph

© Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith

This Eastern Screech Owl shows why the gray morph has such effective camouflage. The red morph (most common in Tennessee and Illinois) doesn't blend as well with the gray bark of most hardwoods...

Photo taken on 27 Feb 2014

Photograph location coordinates are 26.140104:-98.32798.