The Great Plains turned out to be good for Burrowing Owls. It looks like there have been some areas set aside for them and the Prairie Dog. The owls don't eat the Prairie dogs, they are much too large. In fact, they are dependent on each other and where the Prairie Dog has been removed so the owls will follow as they will use the prairie dog alarm call to warn them of predators like the Coyote. These owls are declining quickly in many of the states and provinces of the prairies. If you have owls on your land and would like to know how to help, read this article.