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Burrowing Owl

Athene cunicularia

Weight: 120 - 250 g. (female). 130 - 185 g. (male)
Length: 19 - 25 cm.
Wingspan: 53 cm.
Longevity: maximum recorded 11 years in the wild. One banded bird at 8 years (differing authorities).

Status in Stanley Park:

No known reports.

A single bird was sighted in 2017 not far from Iona, but was harrased by the birding paparazzi and had to be relocated by Wildlife Officers. I believe this species was resident in the Lower Mainland until the early '70s.

For more information and range, etc. I suggest a visit to Owling.com (Burrowing Owl).