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1 ALL ABOUT OWLS 5th Grade Rooms 21 and 48

2 Where do owls live? Barn Owls-U.S.A, Mexico, parts of Canada Holes Holes Barns Barns Caves Caves Tree cavities Tree cavities Great Horned Owls-most of Canada Tree cavities Tree cavities Barns Barns Snowy Owls-Canada, Arctic Ground Ground

3 Where do owls live? Elf owls Desert Cacti Long-eared owls Forests Burrowing owls Near fields

4 Vocabulary Habitat- The owls adaptable surroundings Habitat- The owls adaptable surroundings Territory- The owls personal space Territory- The owls personal space

5 What are the physical features of an owl? A main part of the owl is the head. The head has features such as the eyes, beak, neck, ears, facial disc, ear tufts, and a mustache of feathers. The body consists of feathers and wings. On the feet there are short small feathers, talons, toes, and toenails. There are four toes, one of them is reversible. A main part of the owl is the head. The head has features such as the eyes, beak, neck, ears, facial disc, ear tufts, and a mustache of feathers. The body consists of feathers and wings. On the feet there are short small feathers, talons, toes, and toenails. There are four toes, one of them is reversible.

6 Vocabulary Eggtooth-A part of an owls beak used to break open its egg. Eggtooth-A part of an owls beak used to break open its egg. Talon-A sharp, curved toe that an owl catches and pierces prey with. Talon-A sharp, curved toe that an owl catches and pierces prey with. Molting-When an owl sheds its feathers. Molting-When an owl sheds its feathers.

7 What are the kinds of owls that live in our world? There are about 134 species of owls in the world. That isnt very much, but to name a few, there are… There are about 134 species of owls in the world. That isnt very much, but to name a few, there are…

8 Types Of U.S. Owls Great Horned Owls Great Horned Owls Screech Owls Screech Owls Elf Owls Elf Owls Burrowing Owls Burrowing Owls Spotted Owls Spotted Owls

9 Types Of Canadian Owls Great Gray Owls Great Gray Owls Northern Hawk Owls Northern Hawk Owls Long-Eared Owls Long-Eared Owls Northern Pygmy Owls Northern Pygmy Owls Northern Saw Wheat Owls Northern Saw Wheat Owls Snowy Owls Snowy Owls

10 Types Of Mexican And African Owls Barn Owls (Mexico) Barn Owls (Mexico) Vermiculated Screech Owls (Mexico and Africa) Vermiculated Screech Owls (Mexico and Africa) Spotted Owls (Mexico) Spotted Owls (Mexico) Whiskered Screech Owls (Mexico) Whiskered Screech Owls (Mexico)

11 What do owls eat? What do owls eat? Large owls eat: Snakes Snakes Rabbits Rabbits Rodents Rodents Mice Mice Small birds Small birds Small owls eat: Insects Insects Mice Mice

12 Prey and Rodents Prey An animal that is hunted by another animal. An animal that is hunted by another animal.Rodent An animal whose front teeth never stop growing, such as a beaver, squirrel, rat, and mouse. An animal whose front teeth never stop growing, such as a beaver, squirrel, rat, and mouse.

13 How do owls eat? First, the owl has to catch food: mice, rabbits, birds, squirrels, fish, even deer. Then the owl takes the food back to its nest. If the food is too large, the owl rips it to pieces. First, the owl has to catch food: mice, rabbits, birds, squirrels, fish, even deer. Then the owl takes the food back to its nest. If the food is too large, the owl rips it to pieces.

14 Pellets Pellets are a lump of hair, bones, teeth, and fur. Pellets take the shape of the gizzard. Pellets are regurgitated 8 to 10 hours after the prey is eaten. Pellets are a lump of hair, bones, teeth, and fur. Pellets take the shape of the gizzard. Pellets are regurgitated 8 to 10 hours after the prey is eaten.

15 What adaptations have allowed owls to survive? Female owls have feathery mustaches to know how close they are to their prey. Female owls have feathery mustaches to know how close they are to their prey. Camouflage feathers blend in with the owls surroundings. Camouflage feathers blend in with the owls surroundings.

16 Vocabulary Migrate- To move seasonally from one climate to another. Migrate- To move seasonally from one climate to another. Bird of prey-A bird with a hooked beak and talons that hunts other animals for its food. Bird of prey-A bird with a hooked beak and talons that hunts other animals for its food.

17 What Is The Life-Cycle of an Owl? The owls life begins when the owl is born from its egg. The owls life begins when the owl is born from its egg. When the owl gets older, it will eventually find a mate. When the owl gets older, it will eventually find a mate. The female lays an egg, and the cycle starts all over again. The female lays an egg, and the cycle starts all over again.

18 Vocabulary Owlet - A baby owl. Owlet - A baby owl. Endangered species - An animal that has a small population. Endangered species - An animal that has a small population.

19 Bibliography Arnosky, Jim. All About Owls. Scholastic Press, 1995. Arnosky, Jim. All About Owls. Scholastic Press, 1995. Biel, Timothy. Owls. Wildlife Education Ltd., 2001. Biel, Timothy. Owls. Wildlife Education Ltd., 2001. George, Jean. The Moon of the Owls. George, Jean. The Moon of the Owls. HarperCollins, 1993. Guiberson, Brenda. Spotted Owl. Henry Holt and Company Inc., 1994. Guiberson, Brenda. Spotted Owl. Henry Holt and Company Inc., 1994. Markle, Sandra. Owls. Carolrhoda Books Inc., 2004. Markle, Sandra. Owls. Carolrhoda Books Inc., 2004. Mason, Adrienne. Owls. Kids Can Press, 2004. Mason, Adrienne. Owls. Kids Can Press, 2004. Richardson, Adele D. Owls: Flat Faced Flyers. Capstone Press, 2003. Richardson, Adele D. Owls: Flat Faced Flyers. Capstone Press, 2003. Sattler, Helen. The Book of North American Owls. Clarion Books, 1995. Sattler, Helen. The Book of North American Owls. Clarion Books, 1995. Swanson, Diane. Owls. Gareth Stevens. 1998. Swanson, Diane. Owls. Gareth Stevens. 1998.

20 Webliography KidWings.com- KidWings.com- http://www.kidwings.com/owlpellets/ http://www.kidwings.com/owlpellets/ Owls of North America- Owls of North America- http://www.owlpages.com/ http://www.owlpages.com/

21 Special thanks to: Creative Arts for bringing Wingmasters to Franklin School. Creative Arts for bringing Wingmasters to Franklin School. Mrs. Matera for helping us with our research and PowerPoint presentation. Mrs. Matera for helping us with our research and PowerPoint presentation. Ms. Hayward, Ms. Lufkin and Ms. Marsh for helping us with our research and writing. Ms. Hayward, Ms. Lufkin and Ms. Marsh for helping us with our research and writing.


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