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Owls of North America: Burrowing Owl

The Burrowing Owl is a tiny, endangered bird of prey, weighing under a pound and measuring less than a foot tall. Uniquely, “Burrowing Owls nest underground in abandoned burrows dug by mammals or if soil conditions allow they will dig their own burrows… They often line their nest with an assortment of dry materials. Adults

The Burrowing Owl:

The only bird recorded to have a higher tolerance to carbon dioxide due to its burrowing habitat. These little guys make their homes in abandoned prairie dog holes. They are quirky, humorous and fun to watch. Tune in on the brand new Bison cams on explore.org and maybe you will get the chance to see