There are lots of critters out in the world that people love and care about. There are species of animals and more that become the favorite of people. When you are talking about birds there are some people that love the pet type birds such as cockatoos, parrots, macaws and more. They are elegant and beautiful and if you have the time and ability can be a very loyal companion. If you are not a bird owner but you love birds you might be in good company. One of the birds that top the list of most loved are owls. They are a more unique and interesting bird that has some really great characteristics and looks. You can go to the store and pick up a pillow, blanket or even a piece of art with an owl on it because of its popularity. Many people want something as unique as their favorite bird and a carving out of wood is a great way to do that.
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Owl Eye Shape: When it comes to owls there are a few characteristics that make them very unique. One happens to be the size and look of their eyes. They are often quite large and when open full can be very captivating. The owl has a very large eye that can be as large as a person’s eye. The interesting thing is that the eye is in a head that is actually much smaller than a person. They great thing about their eye is that they have a very sharp sight. They can adjust and focus on an item ten times faster than a person can. The other great thing is that they also are able to let in light that is needed since they are awake at night to hunt and live. Their nocturnal nature means they need to be able to function in the night. They can see what they are after to make sure that they are fed. They eye is large and that also makes is to that they cannot move them around. They are able to adjust to that by the way that they move their neck. They can rotate the neck about 270 degrees which makes them able to see all they need.
Do Owls have Good Hearing?: The shape of the head as well as how the ear hole is placed allows owls to hear in a split second. They need to be able to hear sounds that are quite as well as far to be able to hunt their prey. The main prey they go after are mice and in the winter they are usually scurrying under the snow and debris. The rounded flattened face of the owl allows them the ability to bounce the sound off and into the hole that is an asymmetrical hole. They can react quickly to a sound that they are able to pinpoint.
Owl Nest: You can find some owls that will be seen nesting in a tree like many other birds. They are also able to create a nest that is in a hole in a tree that is much more iconic look when it comes to owls. The interesting thing is that you can find owls that will nest in the ground in a mound of grassy area. They are easily able to hide with their coloring and feathers so they can be hiding in plain sight.