An illustration of a Burrowing Owl in the sagebrush steppe with snow falling and a badger in the background.
An illustration of a Burrowing Owl in the sagebrush steppe with snow falling and a badger in the background.
Rockie the Burrowing Owl

Rockie's Migration Adventures

Learn the migration strategies of sagebrush, grassland, mountain, and desert wildlife with our feathered heroine.
Illustration: Eric M. Strong
Illustration: Eric M. Strong
Rockie the Burrowing Owl

Rockie's Migration Adventures

Learn the migration strategies of sagebrush, grassland, mountain, and desert wildlife with our feathered heroine.

Our new book, Rockie’s Migration Adventures, is the next chapter in the life of our heroine Rockie the Burrowing Owl. You may recognize Rockie from her adventures in the sagebrush ecosystem from Rockie's Sagebrush Adventures. Now, we join Rockie as she embarks on her newest adventure: migration!

Click to read "Rockie's Migration Adventures" online.

You can download this book as a pdf for free or order print copies (see pricing below). Wyoming educators can order print copies for free by emailing jacelyn.downey@audubon.org, thanks to the Shirley Basin Sage-grouse Working Group.

Pricing

Format Quantity Price Per Copy
Digital NA Free
Print (WY educators only) NA Free
Print 1-10 $5.00
Print 11-50 $2.00
Print 51-100 $1.00
Print 100+ $0.75

Activities

Rockie's Vocabulary Adventures
Rockie The Burrowing Owl

Rockie's Vocabulary Adventures

Dive deeper into the vocabulary used by scientists, by using words from Rockie’s Migration Adventure to fill out this crossword!

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Rockie's Bingo Adventures
Rockie The Burrowing Owl

Rockie's Bingo Adventures

Use this map and clues from the story to identify each location Rockie used as a stopover in her journey!

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Rockie's Migration Map
Rockie The Burrowing Owl

Rockie's Migration Map

Use clues from "Rockie's Migration Adventures" to trace Rockie's migration!

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Click here for the answer key to Rockie's Vocabulary adventures.

Recommended Reads

Want to make a virtual visit to a Burrowing Owl colony? Visit Rio Salado Audubon Center's webpage about the ‘Downtown Owls’ and the story behind restoring habitat for these tiny birds!

To learn more about the ecosystems, wildlife, and life-cycles of your favorite ‘Rockie’ characters, check out our recommendations below:

Birds in the Story

An illustration of a Burrowing Owl flying across a rainy sky with lightning.

Illustration: Eric M. Strong

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