25 de septiembre de 2023

Barn Owl Diet (Ed Levin County Park, CA)

We monitored the diet of barn owls at Ed Levin County Park from July through September 2023. Here are the results:


Also, surprisingly, several wild oat (Avena) florets were found inside 6 pellets. Puzzling!

Updated 10/8/2023.

Publicado el 25 de septiembre de 2023 18:25 por truthseqr truthseqr | 11 comentarios | Deja un comentario

22 de julio de 2023

Barn Owl Prey - References

What do Barn Owls Eat?
Barn owls eat mainly small mammals such as voles, mice, shrews, gophers, and small rats. They also occasionally eat bats, rabbits, and insects such as crickets and grasshoppers.

What is an Owl Pellet?

Dissecting Owl Pellets

How to identify bones found in an owl pellet:

Publicado el 22 de julio de 2023 11:49 por truthseqr truthseqr | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario