The Burrowing Owl is a buffy-colored,
long-legged owl with large, yellow eyes. This diurnal species
can be seen sitting in open areas in small family groups, apparently
unphased by the hot afternoon sun. Burrowing Owls are much
loved by the native islanders and appear on Aruba’s currency
and postal stamps. Sadly, their populations seem to have declined
Watch a short video of Burrowing Owls on Aruba.