Why Do Owls Hoot? All About About Owl Communication

why do owls hoot

Have you ever been out at night and heard an owl hoot? You may wonder why they do this.  Well, most owls are nocturnal animals that hunt during the night. When out at night owls use a kind of warbling or whistling sound, which is what we often refer to as an owl hoot. In …

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How Long Do Owls Live? All About Owl Life Expectancy

how long do owls live

Owls are pretty mysterious animals.  They belong to the family of birds known as Strigidae, which includes about 200 species of mostly nocturnal birds that can be found on all continents except Antarctica. If you are an avid bird watcher, you probably know owls are not the most social of birds.  However, there is still …

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7 Beautiful Purple Birds Around The World (With Pictures)

Purple Honeycreeper

Purple is the color of royalty and there are many types of birds out there sporting this color. Purple birds are fascinating creatures that can be found all around the world and have unique qualities about them, from being able to live in extreme environments to how rarely spotted they are.  They are so beautiful …

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How To Keep Hawks Away From Chickens: 10 Proven Tips

how to keep hawks away from chickens

Keeping chickens is becoming increasingly popular as many people are growing weary of factory farming. Chickens are easy to care for, will eat most things, make their own bedding and, if you allow it, they will give you great pleasure. However, keeping chickens presents some unique challenges. Not least of these is the threat from …

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7 Black And Yellow Birds To Look For In The US

Hooded Warbler

In the world of birdwatching, there are some exciting colors to look for. The black and yellow birds offer a challenge for any birder in the United States. It’s not always easy to spot them in the wild.  If you’ve been one of the lucky ones you might be wondering – what species is it? …

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