Season Occurrence: Usually observed in the fall and spring, but also (sometimes) during the winter
Distribution: Likely occurs statewide
Preferred Habitat(s): Forested areas, wooded edges, semi-forested areas and semi-open farmland
Nesting Habits: This species does not nest in Kentucky. It nests in Canada and the Northern U.S. It migrates through and may occasionally winter in Kentucky.
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Photo by: Kate Hayden