Owls

Typical owls
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae

Typical owls are small to large solitary nocturnal birds of prey. They have large forward-facing eyes and ears, a hawk-like beak, and a conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye called a facial disk. There are 195 species world wide, 21 North American species, and nine Florida species which are: Flammulated Owl (Otus flammeolus), Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio), Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus), Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia), Barred Owl (Strix varia), Long-eared Owl (Asio otus), Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus), and Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus).

Barn owls
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Tytonidae

Barn owls are medium to large sized owls with large heads and characteristic heart-shaped faces. They have long strong legs with powerful talons. There are 16 species world wide, one North American species, and one Florida species of Barn Owl (Tyto alba).

Eastern Screech Owl
(Eastern Screech Owl 3536)
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Barred Owl
(Barred Owl 4063)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 3500)
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Barred Owl
(Barred Owl 4990)
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Eastern Screech Owl
(Eastern Screech Owl 3530)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 8506)
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Barred Owl
(Barred Owl 4998)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 3507)
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Barred Owl
(Barred Owl 5008)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 3509)
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Barred Owl
(Barred Owl 4286)
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Barred Owl
(Barred Owl 4660)
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Eastern Screech Owl
(Eastern Screech Owl 3528)
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Burrowing Owl Family
(Burrowing Owl Family 8514)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 3474)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 8541)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 3513)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 8812)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 3594)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 7733)
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Eastern Screech Owl
(Screech Owl)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 7947)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burrowing Owl 7742)
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Burrowing Owl Couple
(Burrowing Owl Pair 8546)
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Barred Owl
(Barred Owl)
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Barn Owl
(Barn Owl)
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Burrowing Owl
(Burr Owl 941)
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