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The Northern Saw-Whet Owl: Our Secretive Winter Neighbors

Unlock the secrets of Illinois’ smallest and most secretive owl species.

The northern saw-whet owl secretly lives in our backyards in the winter. Learn about the latest research, what researchers are looking for, and what we are learning about the birds.

Presented by: Michael Avara, Avian Lab Manager and Field Coordinator, University of Illinois.

This video was originally recorded on December 14, 2023.