Western Screech Owl
The Western Screech-Owl is very common, rather small and very inconspicuous. They are only 7 to 10 inches in total length with a squat body. They have yellow eyes, gray or brown feathers that are streaky on the lower body and have a short tail. Like the Great Horned Owl, they have ear tufts (they are not really ears) that fool some into thinking they are baby Great Horned Owls.