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Burrowing Owl

Athene cunicularia

Description:

Adults have brown heads and wings with white spotting. The chest and abdomen are white with variable brown spotting or barring.

Habitat:

Caatinga

Notes:

When hunting, they wait on a perch until they spot prey, as this one was doing.

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FredericoMartins
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FredericoMartins

PB, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 9, 2014
Submitted on May 7, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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