Birds

Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Is the most widely distributed species of owl globally and has the greatest selection of names including “silver owl” and “church owl”.

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Boobook Owl

Boobook Owl

This delightful owl is the smallest and most common owl in Australia

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Great Grey Owl

Great Grey Owl

A large owl most active at night but during the breeding season it may be seen hunting in daylight hours.

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Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

This is a stunning large white owl with black markings and yellow eyes and is designed for a cold environment.

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Eurasian Eagle Owl

Eurasian Eagle Owl

Arguably, the world’s largest owl with a wing span of 160-188cm and the female weighing up to 4.2kg.

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Little Owl

Little Owl

Little owls were introduced into the UK in the 19th century and are now listed as a native species.

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North American Great Horned Owl

North American Great Horned Owl

Long, ear-like tufts, a yellow eyed stare and a deep hooting voice it is the classic owl of children’s stories.

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Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl

This adaptable owl is the most common owl in the UK.

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South American Great Horned Owl

South American Great Horned Owl

It’s distinctive white “spectacles” on a dark brown face give this owl its name.

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Burrowing Owl

Burrowing Owl

Unlike other owls they are active during daylight hours and often nest in loose colonies about 100yards apart.

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Brown Wood Owl

Brown Wood Owl

A medium to large owl without ear tufts, dark eyes in a paler facial disc.

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Milky Eagle Owl (aka Verreaux’s Eagle Owl)

Milky Eagle Owl (aka Verreaux’s Eagle Owl)

Africa’s largest owl and the female is larger than the male.

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Aharoni’s Owl

Aharoni’s Owl

Large ear tufts and bright orange eyes are characteristic of this owl.

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Long Eared Owl

Long Eared Owl

Easily recognized by its bright orange eyes and prominent ear tufts.

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Southern White Faced Scops Owl

Southern White Faced Scops Owl

One of the most beautiful of the owls with its characteristic white face edged with black and amber jewel-like eyes.

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