The Adventures of Ellie and Edmond

FEATHERY FRIDAY #77

We’re heading to Southeast Asia to find today’s feathery friend. These little birds are often found in parks and near homes, so let’s have an evening picnic and meet today’s bird!

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MEET THE SUNDA SCOPS OWL!

sunda scops owl   Range/Habitat: Southeast Asia/ forests, suburbs

   Diet: carnivore: insects, rodents

   Length/Weight: 8”/3 ½-4 oz

   Conservation Status: common 

 

Fun Facts:

  •          Sunda Scops Owls are small.
  •          They have prominent ear tufts.
  •     Sunda Scops owls hunt at dusk.
  •          Sunda Scops owls lay up to 3 eggs per clutch.
  •          Male and females call together.

Sunda Scops owls are so cute. We wish we had them near us! It’s great that they love to eat bugs too!

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