Western Screech Owl - Megascops kennicottii
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The Western Screech Owl is a small owl that is found in west North America. They nest in tree or cactus cavities that are have usually been excavated by woodpeckers.
A friend who lives in Walnut Creek, has a bird box in their back year where they have set up a video camera inside the box. They have gotten great videos of the owlets. Most of the pictures below are from their house.