Eastern Screech Owl - Megascops asio
This is Ash. He was found on the side of the road after being hit by a car. He is blind and deaf on his left side as a result of the accident and cannot be released back into the wild. Ash lives in Connecticut where he is an educational ambassador for Christine’s Critters, which is a non-profit group that rehabilitates birds of prey.
The Eastern Screech Owl or Eastern Screech-Owl is a small owl that is relatively common in Eastern North America, from Mexico to Canada.