Aruban burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia arubensis)
Papiamento name: Shoco
The Aruban burrowing owl is an endemic sub-species of burrowing owl that occurs only on Aruba. Unlike most owl species, burrowing owls are often active during the day, although they hunt for food at night.
Photo credit: Diego Marquez
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From Aruba Photos - Diego Marquez