Are owls carnivorous or omnivorous?


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May 11, 2009 10:25PM

Owls feed entirely on living animals, with the size of the prey proportional to the size of the owl, from insects to mammals as large as hares. A few feed primarily on fish. They usually swallow their prey whole. Indigestible portions of their food, such as bones, hair, and feathers, are compressed and regurgitated as compact pellets; analysis of pellet contents identifies the prey species. owls are carnivorous, this means that they feed on animals. young owls will feed on worms, and bugs.