Conservation Status: Least Concern
Habitat: Open Countryside, field and riverbanks
Diet: Mice, Voles, Shrews
Appearance: Heart shaped face, head can rotate 180 degrees each way. White feathers underneath, brown grey on top. Long Sharp talons. Short but powerful curved beak
Average body length: 250mm
Average Wingspan: 850 mm
Average Weight: 430 -620 g
Extra Info: Can fly almost sliently due to large wings and very soft feathers. It was discovered that it was cheaper to install nest boxes as a pest deterrent than conventional rodenticides in certain rural farming areas. Barn owls screech, Tawny owls hoot. Has extremely acute hearing.
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