Eastern Screech Owl

By Drew Fisher

What It Looks Like

The Eastern Screech Owl is a small, stocky bird with a large head and almost no neck. It's wings are rounded; it's tail is short and square. It's pointed ear tufts are often raised, lending it's head a distinctive silhouette .

Where It Lives

It lives in open woodlands. It will nest in forests. It will also nest in towns, cemeteries, parks, suburbs, and scrub.

Diet And Prey

The Eastern Screech Owls prey and diet is mice. They also like to eat bugs, and insects. They really like amphibians, some birds, and reptiles.