Birds of Colombia

    STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae (Owls)  
Genus: Athene (1 species, 5 worldwide)

Burrowing Owl
Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia carrikeri)
Las Unamas, San Martin, Meta, Colombia  

Locally common. Small (sometimes large) groups build nests and decoy nests by digging holes in open grassy areas.
Family at a nest hole.

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