This week's featured bird may be little, but the northern saw-whet owl is a big gold star on any birder's life list. These diminutive owls are heavily camouflaged and often difficult to find, but their wide-eyed gaze is endearing and they are a target bird for many birders who go owling.
Is the northern saw-whet owl on your life list? Share your sightings in the comments!
Northern Saw-Whet Owl
Photo © Nick Saunders