Western Screech-Owl – “Otis”

(Megascops kennicottii) Diet: These owls feed on insects, birds, small mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Lifespan: Western Screech-Owls have an average…

Northern Flicker – “Shaft”

(Colaptes auratus) Size: Northern Flickers are 10-12 inches long, weigh 130 grams (slightly over 1/4 pound), and have a wingspan…

European Starling – “Pippo”

(Sturnus vulgaris) Distribution: European Starlings are found on most continents. In North America, they range from coast to coast and…

Barn Owl – “Banshee”

(Tyto alba) Distribution: These owls are found nearly worldwide. Size: Barn Owls are 14-20 inches long, have a 3 1/2…

African Grey Parrot – “Ellie”

(Psittacus erithacus) Diet: African Grey parrots are primarily vegetarians eating a variety of seeds, berries, nuts, fruits, and leafy matter….

Striped Skunk – “Violet”

(Mephitis mephitis) Size: Striped skunks are approximately the size of a typical domestic cat and weigh anywhere between 2.5 and…

Peregrine Falcon – “Wiley”

(Falco peregrinus) Distribution: Peregrines are found on every continent except Antarctica and live in a variety of habitats from tropics…

Moluccan Cockatoo – “Merlin”

(Cacatua moluccensis) Size: Moluccan Cockatoos range from 18-22 inches long and weigh around 2 pounds. Diet: Seeds, nuts, fruits, berries…

Mississippi Kite – “Set”

(Ictinia mississippiensis) Size: Mississippi Kites are 12-17 inches long, have a wingspan of 3-3 1/2 feet, and weigh 7-13 ounces….

Great Horned Owl – “Timber”

(Bubo virginianus) Distribution: Great Horned Owls are found throughout most of North America south through parts of South America. Size:…

Golden Eagle – “Midas”

(Aquila chrysaetos) Size: The Golden Eagle is a very large raptor. It ranges in size between 28-33 inches in length…

Black Vulture – “Lola”

(Coragyps atratus) Size: Black Vultures are 22-28 inches long, have a wingspan of 4 1/2-5 1/2 feet, and weigh 4-5 pounds….

American Kestrel – “Xo”

(Falco sparverius) Size: American Kestrels are the smallest falcons in the United States, ranging from 8-12 inches in length with…