HALLOWEEN WEEK- FRIGHTENING FEATHERY FRIDAY!

HALLOWEEN WEEK!

FRIGHTENING FEATHERY FRIDAY!

It is Frightening Feathery Friday and we’re going to Europe to meet one of the world’s largest owls! Get your night vision goggles and let’s go exploring! Whooooooo do you think we’re looking for?

MEET THE EURASIAN EAGLE OWL!

   Range/Habitat: Europe-Asia/ forests, deserts, mountains, grasslands

   Diet: Carnivore: hares, rats, birds

   Length/Weight: 22-30”/ 3.3- 9.3 lbs

   Conservation Status: common

Fun Facts:

  • Eurasian Eagle Owls are one of the world’s largest owls.
  • They have bright orange eyes.
  • Eurasian Eagle Owls are nocturnal (active at night).
  • Eurasian eagle owls have large ear tufts.
  • They have powerful talons and fully feathered legs.
  • They nest in cliffs and caves.
  • Eurasian eagle owls live up to 20 years.

WOW! These big owls are so awesome! Do you think it’s creepy when you hear an owl hoot at night or do you wish you could see these creatures of the night? Check out this video of one calling!  We always want to go find them!

Categories: adventure, Animals, birds, Children, conservation, education, Environment, nature, owls, science, wildlife | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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