IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
True to its name, the Burrowing Owl nests in a hole in the ground. Although it is quite willing to dig its own burrow, it often uses one already provided by prairie dogs, skunks, armadillos, or tortoises.
Larry R. Arbanas;
Burrowing Owls of the Salton Sea: story and photos in Living Bird magazine