Dear EarthTalk: What is the Burrowing Owl Conservation Network and why is it so important to put so much effort into saving one species?
What does BUOW stand for?
BUOW stands for Burrowing Owl (bird species Athene cunicularia)
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- Base Unit of Measure (SAP)
- Balkan Union of Oncology
- Beauty Under One Roof (Houston, TX)
- Bullock's Oriole (bird species Icterus bullocki)
- Northern Oriole (bird species Icterus galbula)
- Bureau of Ordnance
- Chief, Bureau of Ordnance (US Navy)
- Blessid Union of Souls
- Bristol University Officer Training Corps (UK)
- Backup Optical Unit
- Business United with Officers and Youth
- Bachillerato Unificado Polivalente
- Back-Up Plate
- Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (Bangladeshi development organization)
- Barn- och Ungdomspsykiatri (Sweden)
- Barracks Upgrade Program
- Base Unifiée Presse (French: Unified Press Base)
- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
- Bononia University Press (University of Bologna; Italy)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Burrowing owls, a type of owl that also lives in empty prairie-dog burrows, faded away.
Abstract: A 12-year-old male burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) was presented for evaluation of a mass in the right cervical region.
All that we saw, driving there--wildlife Made us slow, the car windows open wide Four ponies Descending a hill, an eagle on a telephone pole, The jackrabbit vanished into sage brush But never existed really for us, like reflections Crossing in a window (the teenage girls Drift through your haircut): a burrowing owl, Then a sunset streaking the motel Where we'd returned, where we'd gone Back to bed, and afterwards You recited Sailing to Byzantium And I shut my eyes to see, along with you The bird, the tree, the gold enameling.
Canadian wildlife in danger: * Wild Canadian species that are endangered or at risk include the Peary Caribou, the Beluga Whale, and the Burrowing Owl.
There are also bald and golden eagles, vultures, great horned owls, burrowing owls, ravens, harriers, hawks, falcons, quail, turkeys, heron, thrashers, warblers, magpies, juncos, phoebes and tanagers, among others.