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The burrowing owl is found in the region surrounding the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington (the owl is seen only rarely on the Site). This small owl often bobs up and down on long bare legs and has a short tail. It has no ear tufts. Typical adults are brown with white markings on the belly and with a prominent white chin stripe. It is mostly diurnal and can be found in open country, including golf courses, airports, and vacant lots.

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Document Title: Burrowing Owl
Category: Wildlife and Environmental Studies
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