There are over 200 species of owls in the world and most are solitary and nocturnal. They have built-in night vision to see and capture their prey such as small mammals, rodents, insects and other birds. They are divided into two families. The true owl family (Strigidae) and the barn-owl family (Tytonidae). A group of owls are called a parliament.
This week on Bird Weekly, we explored Owls. On that post at the end, I posted a photo of these Owl cookies that I made 5 years ago for my Bunco friends when I hosted the game in December, 2015. They turned out exactly like the instructions.
Owls are nocturnal meaning they are mostly active at night. There are two species that are truly diurnal (meaning they are active both day and night). They are the Northern Hawk Owl and the Northern Pygmy Owl.
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