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Location

Esteros del Ibera, Corrientes
Argentina

Metadata

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

Order  Strigiformes   Family  Strigidae

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

Comments

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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    14/02/2008

Burrowing Owl
Athene cunicularia
ChevÍche des terriers

Jean-Michel PAULUS