Burrowing owls (Athene cunicularia) are mostly terrestrial birds of the Americas.

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is located in the town of Oliver in the South Okanagan region of British Columbia.

Two to Like the Short-eared Owl, the Burrowing Owl is widespread throughout the Americas, with up to 21 subspecies recognized.They range from southern Canada through southern Mexico and western Central America; are found in Florida and many Caribbean islands; and are widely distributed in South America from southern Brazil to Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Burrowing owl habitat can be found in annual and perennial grasslands, deserts, and scrublands characterized by low-growing vegetation (Zarn 1974). If you find a baby owl on the ground, there is most likely no need to fear. Suitable owl habitat may also include trees and shrubs if the canopy covers less than 30 percent of the ground surface. The Burrowing Owl is one of the smallest owls found in North America. These diminutive and diurnal raptors, in line with their handles, do indeed sometimes dig out cozy nesting and resting spots for themselves -- when the soil is sufficiently soft. 10 Facts About Baby Owls You Never Knew Before . They are also spread all across the South American continent. The burrows they are often dug out by mammals, such as prairie dogs. animal. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery produces premium VQA wines and also has an 11 room guest house, a wine shop and a fine-dining restaurant on site.

Unlike most other owl species, these owls are active both during the day […] Widespread Owl. They are a ground-dwelling species and live in burrows made by prairie dogs, ground squirrels, armadillos, skunks, or tortoises. As you might guess, Burrowing Owls nest in holes in the ground. Below are some baby photos (shared via Flickr) of the Burrowing Owl. If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? 500 Burrowing Owl Place (off Black Sage Road), Oliver, BC, V0H 1T1, Canada | 1-877-498-0620.