The burrowing owl ppt

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The burrowing owl ppt

  1. 1. The Burrowing Owl By Arilyn Maier May 5, 2009
  2. 2. Appearance <ul><li>Color: male- white eyebrows with a light brown main feather color. </li></ul><ul><li>female- white eyebrows with a dark brown feather color. </li></ul><ul><li>Both burrowing owl seem to have speckled bodies and they have very long legs. </li></ul><ul><li>Height: 10 inches </li></ul><ul><li>Weight: 6 ounces </li></ul><ul><li>Wingspan: 21 inches </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Footprint
  4. 4. Food <ul><li>Foods: large insects small rodents frogs other owls the delicate vesper mouse tropical house gecko katydids crickets true crickets scarab beetles fruits seeds </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy: The burrowing owl waits on a perch to ` spot some prey then it swoops down for the ground animal or flies in the air to catch a hovering insect. Sometimes the owl will start in a part-time chase across the ground . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sounds <ul><li>chucks chattering screams: accompanied by a bobbing of the head </li></ul><ul><li>alarmed: hiss like a rattlesnake </li></ul>
  6. 6. Predators <ul><li>coyotes, raccoons, opossums, snakes, and other birds of prey. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Habitat <ul><li>Dry open areas savannas prairies grasslands deserts farmlandsother urban areas </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in southern Canada, western USA, Florida, central America, most of south America, and even in the Amazon Basin. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Pictures
  9. 19. Cited Sources <ul><li>” The Burrowing Owl.&quot; Http://www.defenders.org/wildlife_and_habitat/wildlife/burrowing_owl.php . Defenders Of Wildlife. 4 May 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Giannetta, J. &quot;BURROWING OWL.&quot; Http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/animals/burowl1.html . Oct. 2001. 4 May 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Burrowing Owl.&quot; Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burrowing_owl . 2 May 2009. Wikimedia Foundation, </li></ul><ul><li>“ &quot;Burrowing Owl.&quot; Http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Burrowing_Owl/id . 09 May 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Burrowing Owl.&quot; Http://www.delta.dfg.ca.gov/gallery/burowl.asp . California Department of Fish and Game &quot;Species of Special Concern&quot; 10 May 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Owls: The burrowing owlcam story.&quot; Http://wdfw.wa.gov/wildwatch/owlcam/b_owl.html . Jan. 2009. 10 May 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Lewis, Deane P. &quot;Burrowing Owl - Athene cunicularia.&quot; Http://www.owlpages.com/owls.php?genus=Athene&species=cunicularia . 24 Apr. 2005. The Florida Burrowing Owl Project. 10 May </li></ul><ul><li>Malone, Miranda. &quot;Florida Burrowing Owls.&quot; Http://www.ecofloridamag.com/archived/burrowing_owls.htm . Eco Florida. 10 May 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Bruun, B., C. S. Robbins, and H. S. Zim. &quot;Burrowing owl Athene cunicularia.&quot; Http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/infocenter/i3780id.html . Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc. 10 May 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Burrowing Owl.&quot; Http://library.thinkquest.org/J0110864/ . 10 May 2009. </li></ul>

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