Barn Owl - Tyto alba.

 

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Kingdom

Animalia

(Animals)

Phylum

Chordata

(Chordata Animals)

Class

Aves

(Birds)

Order

Strigiformes

(Owls)

Family

Tytonidae

(owls)

Genus

Tyto

(masked owls)

Barn Owl
Barn Owl
Barn Owl
Barn Owl

Barn Owl Habitat Map

Barn Owl Habitat Map

Wingspan

Barn Owl Wingspan Barn Owl wingspan ranges from 95 cm to 125 cm for adult birds.

Height

Barn Owl Height Height ranges from 30 cm to 40 cm. Female owl are slightly more colorful.

Weight

Barn Owl Weight Weight ranges from 400g to 700g. Again the females tend to be a bit larger than male owl.

Barn Owl
Barn Owl
Barn Owl
Barn Owl

Food Sources

There are 46 known species of Barn Owls in the world. Their totally dark eyes indicate they are night hunters. Like most owls they have excellent eyesight and have the ability to hunt in total darkness using only their hearing. In the European species, the southern located owls have a darker color than the northern located barn owl sorts. Barn owls in the wild can reach the age of fifteen years. Their nests are made from regurgitates pellets.

lemmingn Lemmings

rat Rats

mice Mice

vole Voles

bird Small birds