FEATHERY FRIDAY # 68

FEATHERY FRIDAY #68

We’re staying in Central America this Feathery Friday to meet today’s bird! Whoooooo do you think it will be? Let’s get our night vision goggles out see if we can find them!

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MEET THE SPECTACLED OWL!

spectacled owl   Range/Habitat: South Mexico-Central South America/ rainforest-

   woodlands

   Diet: Carnivore: small mammals, fish, crabs

   Length/Weight: 17- 20”/ 21- 36 oz

   Conservation Status: common 

 

Fun Facts:

  •          Spectacled owls have a ring of white feathers around their eyes.
  •          They have brown bellies.
  •          They hunt from a perch.
  •          Spectacled owls are solitary.
  •          Spectacled owls are nocturnal.
  •         Check out their haunting call.

Spectacled owls are gorgeous! Their call reminds us of a night around a campfire telling animal stories! What do you think?

spectacled owl2   spectacled owl3

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