A Burrowing Owl walks on green vegetation.
A Burrowing Owl walks on green vegetation.
Community Naturalist Resources

Rockie the Burrowing Owl

Learn about the sagebrush and wildlife migrations in our free, illustrated books.
Burrowing Owl. Photo: Susan Ellison/Audubon Photography Awards
Burrowing Owl. Photo: Susan Ellison/Audubon Photography Awards
Community Naturalist Resources

Rockie the Burrowing Owl

Learn about the sagebrush and wildlife migrations in our free, illustrated books.

In the heart of North America, deep in the sagebrush sea lives Burrowing Owl named Rockie. As an ambassador for this beautiful and vital yet under-appreciated landscape, she represents the diversity of life found in the sagebrush steppe. Audubon Rockies' Community Naturalists created two educational books about this character for kids, parents, and educators looking to learn more about America's largest ecosystem and the wildlife that call it home.

In the first book, Rockie's Sagebrush Adventures, Rockie explores her home and the other species of wildlife that share it with her. In the second, Rockie's Migration Adventures, she guides us on her migration from Wyoming to Mexico, stopping to meet amazing wildlife and habitats along the way. Both books are available digitally for free and in print for purchase. Wyoming educators can order print copies for free thanks to the Shirley Basin Sage-Grouse Working Group. We hope you'll use them to share the wonders of the sagebrush steppe with your children, grandchildren, or students!

Estos libros están disponibles en español!

En el corazón de Norteamérica, profundo en el mar de artemisa vive un búho de madriguera llamado Rockie. Como embajadora de este ecosistema hermoso y vital pero subestimado, ella representa la diversidad de vida encontrado en la estepa de artemisa.

En el primer libro, Las aventuras de artemisa de Rockie, Rockie explora su hogar y los otros especies de fauna silvestre que lo comparten con ella. En el segundo, Las aventuras migratorias de Rockie, ella nos guía en su migración desde Wyoming a México, parando para conocer fauna silvestre y hábitat asombroso a lo largo del camino. Los dos libros están disponibles digitalmente gratis y en unas semanas estarán disponibles en papel para comprar. Esperamos que los use para compartir las maravillas de la estepa de artemisa con sus, hijos, nietos, o estudiantes!

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