Florida’s Burrowning Owls Keep it Undergound

by Amanda Williams

With coyotes lurking, stray dogs sniffing and raptors soaring above, you could forgive these wide-eyed burrowing owls for looking slightly nervous.

Using a camera hidden in a traffic cone photographer Mac Stone captured the magnificent birds, which nest in underground holes rather than in trees, in 20 attempts over six months.

The charming results show the wise creatures curiously gazing out over the grassland from their tunnelled habitat in Southern Florida…

(read more: The Daily Mail)    (photos: Caters News Agency)

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