CLOSED: Bird ID from feather?

Hendersonville, NC(Zone 7a)

Can anyone identify the bird who dropped this feather on our property? The feather is about 8-3/4" long. I'm guessing a raptor, possibly an owl since we sometimes hear a bird calling late at night with a call that sounds like variations on a "who" theme. Any help welcome, and thanks!

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Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Not an owl, they have feathers with a very 'fluffy' texture (to allow them to fly silently with no wing noise).

My suggestion would be a tail feather from a Cooper's Hawk.


Hendersonville, NC(Zone 7a)

Interesting, resin, and thanks. I was also thinking tail feather, and we do have Cooper's hawks in this area, though I've not seen one.

Nichols, IA(Zone 5a)

Wow Resin, that's an amazing identification!

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