The police department in Salem, New Hampshire, said Friday a mechanic popped the hood of a auto and found an Eastern Screech owl sitting on the engine.
A mechanic in New Hampshire attempting to perform an oil change Friday found a surprise guest on the car's engine.
"Shazam was sitting on the engine and the auto owner had no idea how he got there", Salem police said.
Police say they think the owl was seeking warmth or maybe chasing a mouse. "I thought it was pretty awesome", officer Matt Mackenzie said.
Police said that it was an eastern screech owl.
Police transported the "very friendly" owl, which they named Shazam, to On The Wing wildlife rehabilitation center in Epping, New Hampshire, for evaluation.