This week’s French word is “Hibou”. It means owl.
- There are around 200 different owl species.
- A group of owls is called a parliament.
- Most owls hunt insects, small mammals and other birds.
- Some owl species hunt fish.
- Owls have powerful talons (claws) which help them catch and kill prey.
- Owls are farsighted, meaning they can’t see things close to their eyes clearly.
- The color of owl’s feathers helps them blend into their environment (camouflage).
- Owls are very quiet in flight compared to other birds of prey.
- Barn owls can be recognized by their heart shaped face.
Source:Fun Owl Facts for kids
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