Late this afternoon the owl was south of the East Warren Store in a field as described by Bruce. There were several birders watching from the road. There were several people working in the garden area behind the store where the bird has been in the morning. Perhaps that is a normal routine.
I spoke to the store attendant - she says the bird has been here for 3 weeks and feels most of the birders and photographers have been respectful of the bird and kept their distance. Let's hope he doesn't feel stressed and stays around as long as he wants to!
I'm reporting to ebird every day I see the bird.