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Odin - Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus)

Odin's Personal History

Species: Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus)

Family: Strigidae

Age: Hatched in 2012

Sex: Male

Weight: 165g (0.3 pounds)

Location and time found: Duluth, Minnesota in 2013

Injury: Blind in left eye due to retinal and posterior chamber trauma and a dilated pupil.

History: Odin came to Minnesota during the northern owl irruption of 2012-2013 and in March 2013 he flew into a window in Duluth, MN. He was initially treated at Wildwoods Rehabilitation, transferred to the Gabbert Raptor Center, declared non-releasable and transferred to Osprey Wilds in May of 2013.

Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) Natural History