Hoot Dat! A Guide to Louisiana Owls

Owls are birds that make up the order Strigiformes, comprised of over 200 species. Mostly solitary and nocturnal, defining characteristics include upright posture, a large, broad head, binocular vision, binaural hearing, sharp talons, and feathers adapted for silent flight. These birds are classified into two families, the Strigidae or true owls and the Tytonidae or barn owls.

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Quote & Word of the Week

Quote of the Week “To find yourself, think for yourself.”-Socrates Word of the Week subsultus(sŭb-sŭl′tŭs) [New Latin, to leap up]noun, plural subsultiA starting, twitching,

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