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Categories & Keywords

Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Cape Coral, Florida, birds, burrowing owls, nature, nest, owls
Burrowing Owl 7

Burrowing Owl 7

The Florida owls are a subspecies that do not migrate. Within this population there have been a few birds found to have mottled or "brown eyes". It's thought to be caused by a recessive gene and does not appear to affect their vision in any way. It's just creepy looking.