|Copyright: Jordan Kevrekidis (Kevrekidis)
|Date Taken: 2011-04-25|
|Camera: Fujifilm Finepix HS10|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-05-21 9:21|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Burrowing Owl - Athene cunicularia |
The scientific name comes from the Greek word “athene” referring to Athena the Greek goddess of wisdom whose favorite bird was an owl and the Latin word “cunicularia” meaning mine or miner, referring to its nesting under ground.
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[ FujiFilm FinePix HS10 ]
© 2011 Jordan Kevrekidis
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