Western Screech Owl
Height: about 8 inches (feet to head)
Weight: Approx 230 grams (.9 pounds)
Wingspan: 1.5 feet
Color: Gray on gray
Species: Megascops Kennicotti
Age: 10 yrs
Injury: Left eye missing
After an accident, Blinky lost his left eye. Without the depth perception, his flight is erratic and he cannot successfully hunt.
Western Screech Owl - Megascops Kennicotti
The western screech owl is a beautiful example of adapted wildlife. They are only found in the Western United States In the west, they gray and red species merged and formed the larger western speces. They are an example of the likely future of the Eastern screech owl.