Burrowing Owl

Athene cunicularia
Burrowing Owl and at Birdland

The Burrowing Owl is a small, long-legged owl. As the name suggests, the Burrowing Owl lives in burrows, often left by Prairie Dogs. Their heads are round but they do not have ear-tuffs. Adults are brownish in colour is sandy pale spots.

Diet: Insects and other small animals.

Distribution: North and South America

Discover more Owl species which live at Birdland Park & Gardens.

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