FEATHERY FRIDAY # 60

FEATHERY FRIDAY #60

It’s Feathery Friday and we’re heading to Utah to meet bird who is a real hoot! Haha! You won’t need your night goggles to meet this owl because they come out during the day!

e e grasslands

MEET THE SHORT EARED OWL!

short eared owl   Range/Habitat: North America-South America-Europe-Asia-Africa/

wetlands, grasslands

   Diet: Carnivore: mice, voles

   Length/Weight: 14 ½”/ 7-18 oz

  Conservation Status: common

 

Fun Facts:

  • Short eared owls have long wings.
  • They often fly close to the ground.
  • Short eared owls are diurnal (active during the day).
  • They usually roost on the ground.
  • Short eared owls have large round faces.

It is so awesome to see an owl out during the day! Often we only hear owls at night and we don’t see them, so it’s a real treat to see one! Whoooo doesn’t love owls day or night?

short eared owl3   Short-eared Owl2

 

Categories: adventure, Animals, birds, Children, conservation, education, Environment, nature, owls, wildlife | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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One thought on “FEATHERY FRIDAY # 60

  1. I love owls! They look very wise. I hope they wouldn’t try to kill me.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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