Image of the Week: Burrowing Owl
This photo shows a Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) in Brazil standing on one leg. It was photographed by Wagner Lemes.
The Burrowing Owl is a tiny but long-legged owl found throughout open landscapes of North and South America. Burrowing Owls can be found in grasslands, rangelands, agricultural areas, deserts or any other open dry area with low vegetation. They nest and roost in burrows, such as those excavated by prairie dogs.
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