Selected Aspects of Burrowing Owl Ecology and Behavior

  title={Selected Aspects of Burrowing Owl Ecology and Behavior},
  author={Dennis J. Martin},
  journal={The Condor},
I studied a population of 15 breeding pairs of Burrowing Owls and their offspring from 5 May 1970 to 20 May 1971 near Albuquerque, New Mexico. Observation time totaled over 400 hr. Most observations were made from a car or on foot and 7 x 50 binoculars and a 20 X spotting scope were used. A portable blind was employed for close observations and for recording vocalizations. Lights disturbed the owls and thus were not used. Vocalizations were recorded with a Uher 4000 Report-L Tape Recorder and… 

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