Burrowing Owl


Photos Taken By: Roger Jones

The Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) is listed as a Species of Special Concern in the State of California due to losses of suitable habitat. For specific information on the identification, distribution and natural history of the Burrowing Owl see the following links:

To mitigate for Burrowing Owl impacts incurred during some phases of the South Sacramento Streams Project artificial burrows were designed and installed at the Stone Lakes National Wild Refuge.