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BURROWING OWLLatin name: Athene cunicularia.Description: A small, long-legged owl.Where found: Throughout open landscapes of North and South America.

BURROWING OWL

Latin name: Athene cunicularia.

Description: A small, long-legged owl.

Where found: Throughout open landscapes of North and South America. Burrowing owls can be found in grasslands, rangelands, agricultural areas, deserts, or any other dry, open area with low vegetation.

Hunting: From dusk until dawn.

Diet: Mainly large insects and small rodents.

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Natural enemies: Badgers, coyotes, and snakes.

BOOBOK OWL

Latin name: Ninox novaeseelandiae

Description: Small brown owl

Where found: Australasia

Hunting: Evenings and mornings.

Diet: Insects and small rodents and birds.

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