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Esteros del Ibera, Corrientes


Make Nikon D300
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 70-200 mm f/2.8G   at 420 mm
Exposure 1/400 s, f/13, ISO 400 
Image size 554 x 600 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Kaninchenkauz Dutch  Holenuil
Italian  Civetta delle tane Spanish  Mochuelo de Madriguera


A diurnal, earless owl with long legs and short tail, which perches on low places during the day. It nests and roosts in burrows, like those made by prairie dogs and may form colonies of up to 10-20 pairs.

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Burrowing Owl
Athene cunicularia
ChevÍche des terriers

Jean-Michel PAULUS