This handsome male Northern Pygmy Owl chose a small cedar sapling for his vantage point while hunting. Averaging just 16-18cm (6-7in) in length including their tails, Northern Pygmies are the smallest owls in Canada. Josiah quietly worked to find the perfect view of this little hunter as it searched for its next meal.
As with all the Launsteins’ wildlife images, this is a wild owl that was not baited, called, lured in or manipulated in any way.
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