The Eurasian pygmy owl - Katya Kasyanova
The Eurasian pygmy owl
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The Eurasian pygmy owl is the smallest owl in Europe. This owl can be found primarily in coniferous forests of the taiga and higher mountainous regions.
This owl can be found primarily in coniferous forests of the taiga and higher mountainous regions with coniferous and mixed forests. These areas generally have cooler temperatures and higher rainfall than nearby lowland regions. The owl usually lives along the edges of clearings surrounded by moist or swampy land, generally with a water source nearby. It nests in old woodpecker holes, often those of the great spotted woodpecker.
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