Western Screech-Owl

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 The Western Screech-Owls of Southern Baja California are of the xantusi race. They were extremely close in both sound and appearance, to my ears and eyes, to the California Screech-Owls (bendirei race). Their habitat though, was much different with this owl being in a desert wash.

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