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Owls, the Order Strigiformes, consists of two families: Strigidae, typical owls and Tytonidae, barn and masked owls. They are Raptors, but not directly related to Eagles, Hawks, Buzzards, and Falcons.

Details include taxonomy, appearance, behavior, social structure, nesting, diet, range and habitat, threats, status, and conservation.
  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: Owls

    Furnishes details on Sonoran species, their families, appearance, activity periods, size, feeding habits, hunting, nesting, and parenting.

  • Barred Owl (Strix varia)

    Discusses measurements, names and etymology, description, flight style, voice, roosting and hunting areas, range, social behavior, diet, and pictures of young.

  • Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)

    Information from Carolina Raptor Center gives description, size, coloration, meaning of name, classification, sounds, nesting locations and distribution, food, and taxonomy.

  • Burrowing Owl (Speotyto cunicularia)

    Includes picture, size, appearance, voice, breeding range, winter locations, diet, burrows, and clutch size. From BCAdventure.com.

  • Elf Owl Biology

    Owling.com reference page presents map, names, location by subspecies, size range, distinguishing characteristics, habitat, food, breeding, and movements.

  • Northern Pygmy-Owl Biology

    Provides range map, scientific and common names, subspecies, measurements, physical features, habitats, diet, breeding behavior, and migration. From Owling.com.

  • Owling.com: Great Horned Owl

    Presents gallery and additional pictures, audio recordings, field notes, and link to in-depth biological information.

  • Owling.com: Snowy Owl

    Brief article reviews appearance, size, coloration, vocalizations, and length. Includes images and link to natural history.

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