Owl

Owl
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Bird
Order
  Owl

 
Status
  Varies by species.
Added by
  KoalaKim - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sun Jan 12 18:49:14 2014
Image Credit
  Image: Darren Robertson / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Image Comment
  This is a Common Barn Owl photo.
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Owl Facts & Trivia for kids

  • There are about 200 living species of Owl.
  • A group of Owls is called a parliament.
  • Owls are hunters that operate mainly at night.
  • Owls can be found worldwide in most habitats, from dense forest to tundra.
  • Most owls feed on insects, birds and small mammals.
  • Owls do not build their own nests. Instead they use use nests previous used by other birds, or they may just use a cavity in the ground, in a tree or building.
  • Some species of Owls feed on fish.
  • Owls have exceptional hearing, they could ever hear a small mammal moving under the snow.
  • Owls have excellent eyesight which works equally well in daylight as at night.
  • Owl young are called Owlets.
  • Owls can turn their head all the way around to see behind them.

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