Eastern Screech Owl And Elf owl

By Kyle Meyer and Labeeb Rahman

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Eastern sceech owl

This is an Eastern screech owl sitting on a perch.


The eastern screech owl's wingspan is 18-24 inches.Owls can lay four to five owlets a year.Owls eat small rodents and birds that it can catch.Even though the eastern screech owl is tiny he is very aggresiveto keep thier owlets safe.

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owl

this is an owl sitting in a tree

simalrties and differences.

similarities

  • they both camouflage
  • both of their diets have insects


  • both are small.
  • both owls live partly in north america.


Differences

  • have different diets
  • elf owls weighs 40g and the other one weighs 166g


  • The elf owl lives cacti and the eastern screech owl lives in trees.
  • the eastern screech owl lays 4-5 eggs and the elf owl lays 2-4 eggs

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Elf Owl

It is standing in the middle of the short grass.


This tiny bird, the height is 5-6 inches.Its wingspan goes from 14-15 inches.It eat large insects,spiders,scorpions,and small reptiles.It lays 2-4 eggs in old gila woodpecker holes.

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elf owl

this is a elf owl sitting in a cactus

Glossery

Wingspan;the maximum extent across the wings of an aircraft, bird, or other flying animal, measured from tip to tip.



Rodents;a gnawing mammal of an order that includes rats, mice, squirrels, hamsters, porcupines, and their relatives, distinguished by strong constantly growing incisors and no canine teeth. They constitute the largest order of mammals



Owlets;a owl that hatches from a egg



Height;the measurement from base to top or (of a standing person) from head to foot.



Large;of considerable or relatively great size, extent, or capacity.



Eggs;an oval or round object laid by a female bird, reptile, fish, or invertebrate, usually containing a developing embryo. The eggs of birds are enclosed in a chalky shell, while those of reptiles are in a leathery membrane.