Screach owl 2

Only occurring in the Americas these tiny, loud-hailing nighttime hunters have even adapted to city and suburban life. You probably have never seen one but you will likely have heard one their loud ‘screech ‘ telling of  their presence.

In non- urban settings most of the 20 currently-recognized species prefer to live and hunt in semi-open landscape, hunting for small birds, reptile, insects, small mammals like bats and mice. the loud, shrill  piercing sound their call makes helps them to locate prey.

They sleep during the day in an old tree hollow or some other suitable cavity they find comfortable…


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