Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of BC

All about Burrowing Owls

Mortality

Aerial predators such as hawks, harriers are a constant threat.

Burrowing owls are able to live for at least 9 years in the wild and over 10 years in captivity. They are often killed by vehicles when crossing roads, and have many natural enemies, including larger owls, hawks, falcons, badgers, skunks, ferrets, armadillos, snakes, and domestic cats and dogs.

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