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Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone) of the Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus (YPM 112056)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Strigiformes - Strigidae - Aegolius - Aegolius acadicus
Species Description
The Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) is a tiny Owl that is common to Northern America. It is only 7 inches tall at maturity and has a wingspan of 17 inches. Its chest is barred with dark brown and fawn stripes and it has smaller stripes surrounding it’s grey face and large eyes. The Northern Saw-whet has a distinctive call that is similar to a Saw being sharpened. They are nocturnal hunters and use their exceptional eyesight and hearing to swoop down on small rodents from their perches.
Specimen Information
Species Aegolius acadicus (Northern Saw-whet Owl)
Element Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
Specimen Number YPM 112056
Sex Male
Location USA: Colorado, Garfield Co.
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 µm
Number of Data Points 131101
Number of Data Polygons 150889
Date Scanned September 28, 2010
Scan Technician Abby Grace Drake
Edited By Abby Grace Drake
 
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Other Aegolius acadicus (Northern Saw-whet Owl) Elements
Specimen Element
YPM 111023 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 111023 Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
YPM 111023 Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
YPM 112056 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 112057 Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
YPM 112057 Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
YPM 112057 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 112057 Mandible (Jawbone )
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