Baking: Burrowing Owl


Athene cunicularia

Length: 8-10 in Wingspan: 15-20 in Weight: 0.25-0.5 lbs


Small owl with round head. Spotted head and back. Chest spotted to barred. Diurnal.




Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

In an odd switch from the usual owl, Burrowing Owls hunt on the ground during the day. They live in underground tunnels that they dig themselves, or they take over burrows created by prairie dogs, ground squirrels, or tortoises.

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