No. 11 Depending on the season, daylight and darkness hours, food abundance, and habitat, some owl species are not nocturnal.
No. 10 Owls regurgitate pellets containing the bones and fur of their prey because their stomachs cannot digest them. These pellets are essentially hidden treasures to some birders.
No. 9 Owls have three eyelids for: 1) blinking 2) sleeping and 3) keeping the eyes clean and healthy. Back in 2013, HuffPost published a video of an unconscious owl (apparently crashed into a storefront window) that a Korean man found on the ground. He awakens his feathery friend by saying, “Sir, get yourself together.” According to the Audubon Society…
No. 8 Owls have special flight feathers to minimize noise when flapping.
No. 7 There are more than 150 owl species in the world except Antarctica and only 19 different owls in North America.
No. 6 Owls live solitary lives until they find a mate to pair with. Once the ideal mate is discovered, the two owls will stay together for the remainder of their life, becoming very emotionally attached to one another. Owls are often found cuddling and loving on their partners and babies. If one partner dies,…
No. 5 The owl’s feet is much like the woodpeckers and parrots (three toes facing forward and one toe facing back).
No. 4: Some cultures believe that they possess bad luck, death, and even have the ability to steal souls.
No. 3: An owl’s ears are asymmetrical which help to pinpoint their prey.