Eastern Screech Owl

The Eastern Screech Owl is is tiny owl

Legnth And How It Looks

The screech owl is 10''tall.Their wingspan is 6.5'' (162mm)wide.Their tail is 3.0''long.They weigh 125-250 grams.The screech owl has short ear tufts and yellow eyes.There is also a red grey morph.

Hunting and food

They eat small fish,small snakes,lizards and soft shell turtles.They hunt from dusk till dawn, they also like to eat mice, voles ,and shrews.


The screech owl lives in mixed woodlands,deciduousforests,parklands,wooded suburban areas,and riparian woods.Eastern sreech owl avoid elevation forests.Screech owls mainly roost behind loose boards on buildings,box cards and water tanks