The USFWS National Wildlife Refuge System shares this mysterious photo from the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. What is it? Well, it’s a tree! But who is it?
Why that’s the Eastern Screech Owl tucked into that tree. The owl is “no bigger than a pint glass,” according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A pint of owl seems just right. And when they’re busy at night, these owls provide the haunting soundtrack of the eastern U.S. forests. Spring is almost here—why not wander into the woods this weekend and listen for owls at dusk?
Photo by George McGeorge via USFWS Refuge System.