A little Owl “fix” before they move back up north

Nothing says winter in northern Minnesota like our very special northern Owls that move down into Minnesota in the winter time.

Northern Hawk Owl

Northern Hawk Owl

Like this Northern Hawk Owl. I got these photos a couple years ago when there was a Hawk Owl irruption. Many Hawk Owls were moving south that winter and they were plentiful around northern St Louis County.

Northern Hawk Owl

Northern Hawk Owl “false eyes”

Some species of Owl have what are called “false eyes” on the back of their head. I wonder why some Owls have them.

Northern Hawk Owl

Northern Hawk Owl

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