Burrowing Owl Juveniles

Burrowing Owl female with juvenile

Burrowing Owl female with juvenile

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Burrowing Owls are becoming increasingly rare in San Diego Co due to loss of habitat and predators. This is the first time I was able to get the juveniles as they start to leave their underground burrows, often empty ground squirrel burrows. They primarily eat insects, mice, lizards, and  small rodents.