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Barn Owl
Tyto alba Identification
Barn Owl (Georgie again) - Tyto alba
Barn Owl (Georgie again) - Tyto alba

The Barn Owl is a medium-sized, pale owl which lacks feather ears. It has a heart-shaped facial disc, and dark eyes. The upper-parts are grey (gray), mixed with golden brown spots. In flight its very long wings are obvious, its wing span is about 90cm. It is usually a nocturnal hunter, though it may hunt by day in the winter.

 

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