Eastern Screech-Owls sleep all day. That makes why this bird had its head poking out of its box when we drove by it in Vosburgh Marsh in Greene County, New York, a good question.

Wouldn’t you be grumpy if a carload of birders pulled over and decided to take your picture while you were sleeping?

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.