Tag: owls

Animal Corner – The Short-Eared Owl

[caption id="attachment_2086" align="alignleft" width="277"] Photo Credit: Tupulak[/caption] A name can say a lot, especially if you're a Short-Eared Owl. As you might have guessed, this owl is known for their extremely short ears. Their ears are so short that you can't really see them among all their feathers. They still have excellent hearing and are great communicators. They hoot, bark and make hissing or squeaking sounds. These owls grow up…

Animal Corner — The Long-Eared Owl

  [caption id="attachment_2082" align="alignleft" width="142"] Photo Credit: Flickpicpete[/caption] We are back with this week's Missouri Owls blog! If you have been keeping up with these blogs, then now you know there is more to owl than hooting. You also know that there are several owl species in Missouri alone. Last week we discussed the Short-Eared Owl, and this week we take a look at its counterpart – the Long-Eared Owl!…

Animal Corner — The Short-Eared Owl

[caption id="attachment_2086" align="alignleft" width="277"] Photo Credit: Tupulak[/caption] This week, we continue our Missouri Owls blogs! While we hear owls often enough, especially at night, chances are we do not know much about them. We know they hoot and...that's it! We may not even realize that there are several different owl species in Missouri alone. Please join us in venturing beyond the hooting and learning more about the different owl species,…

Animal Corner — The Barred Owl

  [caption id="attachment_2080" align="alignleft" width="232"] Photo Credit: trishhartmann[/caption] For April, we are focusing on Missouri Owls! While we hear these birds often, and mostly at night, chances are we do not know much about them. Most of us know owls hoot and that's it. We may not even realize that there are several different owl species in Missouri alone. This month, we hope to go beyond the hooting and learn…