The saw whet owl is carved from sycamore, yellowheart, bog oak, che chen, cherry and aspen. It sits on a real birch branch on a rack made from ambrosia maple. the hooks are solid nickle plated brass from D. Lawless hardware. the rack has recessed mounting hoes on the back so it mounts flush and securely to any wall. 50% of proceeds from this sale are being donated to A Place Called Hope raptor rehab in Killingworth, CT.