Meet the Tiny Northern Saw-whet Owl

The Northern Saw-whet owl is one of the most common owls found in Maine. It was only after a blog visitor suggested I make a pattern for this owl that I read more about them. After listening to the call sounds on, I’m certain that we have a Northern Saw-whet in the vicinity. The nighttime sounds I’ve discounted as a startled bird are really this cute little owl.

Northern Saw-whet Owl Felt Ornament

Click here to download this felt ornament pattern. Comment here to share a picture of your  owl ornament!

Northern Saw-when Owl Ornament Pattern

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3 Responses to Meet the Tiny Northern Saw-whet Owl

  1. Debra says:

    Thanks for this one! Our local owl bander in Colorado is about to break last year’s record of banding saw-whets for the year. We have been so lucky to see these awesome owls up close and personal. We’ll be making a felt version soon.

  2. Bob Hilscher says:

    Hi there. Just reading your blog posting about how the Northern Saw-whet owl is one of the most common owls found in Maine, and I love your felt Saw-Whet Owl. I live way north of you in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and this past Friday, my wife and I came upon an adult Saw-Whet Owl out in the bush. This was the first time as birders that we had ever seen a Saw-Whet Owl. Fortunately, we had our camera with us and got some good pictures and video. We have posted them for anyone interested at:

  3. katherine says:

    Thanks for the bird patterns – Love them. When I need a pick me up I sew a new one for my bird tree! Hope to do the saw whet owl and dove soon!! Katherine from PA!

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