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Little Owl
Athene noctua Length: 21-23cm. Weight: 150-230g. Wingspan: 54-58cm.
Little Owl - Athene noctua
Little Owl - Athene noctua
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In the early part of the 19th century, was a rare vagrant to the British Isles. Subsequent introductions were surprisingly successful and, consequently, is now a common species in Britain. Once known by a variety of names such as Belgian Owl, Dutch Owl, French Owl, Lilford‘s Owl, Little Dutch Owl, Indian Owl, Little Grey (Gray) Owl, Little Night Owl, Little Spotted Owl and Spanish Owl.


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The World Owl Trust is a member of BIAZA
The World Owl Trust is a member of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) and the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA). The Trust relies on a dedicated membership, visitors, donations and legacies.
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