Barn Owl

photo by Stevie B

Scientific classification

Order

Strigiformes

Family

Tytonidae

Subfamily

Tyto

Species

alba

Appearance

* Mediumsized owl with light grey-brown upperparts and cream-white underparts
* Prominent white heart-shaped head and some small dark spots on the plumage
* Size: 32-40 cm

Habitat

(Half)open- and cultivated areas. Also in villages and cities

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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