Ruvini De Alwis - Threats to Burrowing owls

Nombre y apellidos: Ruvini De Alwis

País: UK


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Título de la obra: Threats to Burrowing owls

Especie o elemento: Athene cunicularia

Categoría: Ilustración naturalista

Técnicas utilizadas: watercolour painting

Inteligencia artificial: No. 

Tamaño: 3000 2144 mp

Año de creación: 2023

Descripción: Burrowing owls (Athene cunicularia) in sagebrush desert grasslands/rangelands (N.America) one of their preferred habitats, although they have others – nest in homes made by other burrowing animals. Their numbers have been steadily declining due largely to human development.
This poster shows: Threats to burrowing owls in N. America.

1 Adult Burrowing owls outside the burrow
1a A clutch of smooth white eggs underground
1b Chicks underground
2 Human development, agriculture, settlement and construction in wild habitat
2a cat – domesticated animals prey on burrowing owls
2b Coyotes, another den animal are a predator
2c Ferruginous hawks can hunt small owls and pull them from their burrows
2d Bobcats (lynx rufus) are known to kill birds and owls have been prey
2e Badgers hunt by invading occupied burrows
2f Rattlesnakes also make homes in ready-made burrows where owls can be prey