Barn Owl

Name: Barn Owl

Scientific name: Tyto alba

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 70

What are nature stars?

About: Perhaps the most familiar and frequently seen owl, about 38cm long with long rounded wings. Barn Owls are ghostly white below, with a heart-shaped white face, black eyes and mottled silver grey and pale yellow above. They will often hunt during the daytime.

How to identify: Unmistakeable.

Where: Widespread, absent from the highlands of Scotland.

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 80
  • Agility: 40
  • Rarity: 60
  • Cute factor: 80
  • Traveller: 30

Fantastic fact: The Barn Owl is one of the most widespread birds in the world, found on all continents except Antarctica.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc

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