Meet The Animals

Meet the Animals Archive

Each month we feature a different animal on our Fun and Learning page! 
Check here to learn interesting facts about past month's featured animals.

 

Meet the Eastern Screech Owls

Meet the Eastern Screech Owls Red-Phase and Grey-phase Eastern screech owls are the smallest resident owls in North Carolina. They are widespread and common throughout Eastern North America. An adult screech owl is about 8.5 inches in length and wingspan is about 21 inches.   They rely on healthy forests where they nest in holes in trees such as old woodpecker holes and natural tree cavities. They roost during the day and hunt mostly at night but they often hunt at dusk and... Read More

©   North Carolina Aquariums. All rights reserved. : :   Memphis Web Design by Speak