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  •  I think that's right, they're quite small (1+ / 0-)
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    KenBee

    called Burrowing Owls (rather than Burrow) and LIVE in (abandoned) prairie dog burrows, at least in W CO.  I have talked with biologists that did surveys in the 80s before Grand Jct. suburbs (and dirt bikes) encroached on their habitat.  Oil and gas too has had a major impact.  Populations here have been decimated in the last 20 years.

    •  In CA it is mostly not (1+ / 0-)
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      Leftywingnut

      Prarie Dog burrows, because we lack them.  Ground squirrel and gopher burrows are popular.  Habitat destruction is the big threat - largely development.

      "Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power." -- Benito Mussolini

      by enhydra lutris on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 09:33:52 AM PST

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