Burrowing Owls small ground owls most people don't see.
The Burrowing Owl a small but strong owl hunts mice and voles also insects like grasshoppers. This owl uses deserted burrows of other mammals to raise their young in they can be found in almost any type of field. In the month of April they start working their way back into the Utah area where they spend the summer and the easiest way to locate them is to watch the fence lines around open fields they use the fence posts to gain a higher advantage watching for predators and also to locate food.
© Mike Trewet
Burrowing Owl 5070 ( Speotyto cunicularia ). Burrowing Owl hovers in the wind watching the ground for mice.