Snowy Owls are a unique animal because of where they live, how big they are, and what they look like.
The Snowy Owl lives in the Arctic where there is snow all year round. One reason why it lives in the Arctic is because it likes the fish.
The male Snowy Owl is three feet long. Females are 26 inches long.
The Snowy Owl has yellow eyes. They have white feathers speckled with black. It has feathers on its feet.
Burrowing Owls are very special. Some amazing things about Burrowing Owls are what they eat, where they live and what they look like.
They eat animals like grasshoppers, mice, beatles, large rodents, rats and gophers. Unlike other owls, they also eat fruits and seeds.
Burrowing Owls are found in open, dry grasslands and desert habitats. They perch on post or on top of mounds outside the burrow.
They have white eyebrows, yellow eyes and long legs. The owl is sand colored on the head, back and upper parts of the wings.
Those are some of the special things about Burrowing Owls.
Burrowing Owls are very interesting. It is interesting to know where they live, what they look like and what they eat.
Burrowing Owls live in the ground. They are usually found in open dry grassland. They like the desert habitats.
They have white eyebrows, yellow eyes, and long legs. The Owl is sandy colored on the head, back and upper parts of the wing.
Unlike other owls, they also eat fruits and seeds. They especially like the fruit of the prickly pear cactus.
That is why owls are interesting.
Barn Owls are unique. Barn Owls are unique because of how they hunt, what they look like and where they live.
Barn Owls hunt at night. They love to eat field mice. Barn Owls are good hunters.
Barn Owls ears are actually tufts of feathers. Its face is heart shaped. They are white in color.
Barn Owls are not good nest builders. They usually live by farms in farm buildings or barns.
That is why owls are amazing animals.
|The last thing we did was look at owl pellets and take them apart. The boys and girls really enjoyed this part of our project. Everyone was getting pretty good at figuring out what kind of bones they had. It was very interesting to see how many animals one owl might eat in a day or in one pellet. Then we figured out how many animals the owl might eat in a week, and month. It is easy to see that owls are very helpful to man.|
Kendra's Journal Entry for 3/31/99
Today our class opened up owl pellets. Ashley and I found a rodents skull, ribs, vertebrae and a lot of other bones.
Justin W.'s Journal Entry for 3/31/99
Today we looked in an owl pellet. Rick and I
Almost got the whole rat skeleton together. We found lots of bones.
Kendyl's Journal Entry for 3/31/99
Today I learned about owl pellets. An owl can eat all kinds of things like rodents, mice, wood rats, or a shrew. When it is done it spits out an owl pellet. The owl pellet has the fur and bones in it.
Nicole's Journal Entry for 3/31/99
Today we took owl pellets apart. I'm taking some of the bones home. Me and Carol saw lots of bones. Some were skulls, some were
Kelsey's Journal Entry for 3/31/99
Today we opened an owl pellet. Melanie and I found the rat skeleton. When I opened the owl pellet it felt weird. How did it feel to you?