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Barn Owl
(Tyto alba)

        
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Barn Owl Information

Length:
 14 - 20"

Habitat:
 Open or semi-open country
such as farmland, meadows, marshland, and residential areas. Prefers habitat at low elevations. Requires trees with natural cavities or man-made structures (such as barns) for nesting.


Diet:
 Mainly rodents, including voles, mice, and rats. Some birds, large insects, frogs, lizards, and snakes.
 
Barn Owl ID TipsIdentification tips for the Barn Owl
 
         Another Photo of Barn Owl
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Barn Owl Breeding Map Barn Owl Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional information:

Barn Owl

Photos, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.
(From Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
 
Barn Owl in Flight
Barn Owl in Flight
 
     
   

 

 


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