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Burrowing owl

Athene cunicularia

Description:

This owl, are often active during the day, although they tend to avoid the midday heat. But like many other kinds of owls, Burrowing Owls do most of their hunting from dusk until dawn, when they can use their night vision and hearing to their advantage.

Habitat:

Can be found in grasslands, rangelands, agricultural areas, deserts, or any other open dry area with low vegetation.They nest and roost in burrows.

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4 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 11 years ago

Magnificent!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 12 years ago

beautiful,

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 12 years ago

splendid!!!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 12 years ago

Nice Fellow!

Ovalle, IV Región de Coquimbo, Chile

Spotted on May 6, 2012
Submitted on Jul 6, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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