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Order Strigiformes

The Owls


Speotyto cunicularia

Owls are very distinctive in their body form. The burrowing owl here shows the common features very plainly: the large eyes set close together in the large skull, the short, curled beak, and the stocky body. There are two types of owls: owls (gee whiz, really?) and barn owls. Typical of birds of prey, owls have binocular vision, and an incredible ability in depth perception.
Families found within this order:

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