Like all birds of prey, owls are carnivores. Most live by hunting small mammals such as hares, rats and mice, but they are also known to catch and eat other birds. Very small owls, such as the elf owl, feed mostly on ins... More »

Turkeys are omnivores that usually forage for food on the forest floor or in the swamp or grasslands, depending on where they live. Generally, wild turkeys are opportunistic eaters and will feed on seeds, insects, nuts, ... More »

Mice are mainly omnivores and herbivores, depending on where they live, and some are carnivorous if no other food source is available. Mice are very opportunistic eaters, so they normally feed on whatever is most readily... More »

One interesting fact about owls is that they are birds of prey, which means they hunt other animals to eat. Their eyes are large and face forward, and their ears are asymmetrical, with one ear being slightly higher or la... More »

Because owls eat their prey whole, they require a special digestive system consisting of a two-chambered stomach: the glandular stomach and gizzard. When an owl eats its prey, the prey first passes into the glandular sto... More »

Screech-owls are carnivores and feed on multiple types of prey, including moths, katydids, crayfish and small mammals like bats, small birds and mice. Its wide prey base makes it this owl with the most varied food source... More » Pets & Animals Birds Owls

Snowy owls are found in the Arctic and female owls, like the females of many birds of prey, are bigger and heavier than males. The male has lighter plumage, and some older males are almost all white. Because of this, Hed... More »