Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Order

STRIGIFORMES

Family

Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)

Code 4

BANO

Code 6

TYTALB

ITIS

HEAD

Barn Owl Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Spotted, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Pale rust-brown with black spots and gray feather tips.
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Pale rust-brown with black spots and gray feather tips.
  • Throat Color: White, with tiny black spots.
  • Cere color: White

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BODY

Barn Owl Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 36-51 cm (14-20 in)
  • Weight: 510 g (18 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White, with tiny black spots.
  • Upperparts: Pale rust-brown with black spots and gray feather tips.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Belly Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Barn Owl Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Strong flight., Slow steady shallow wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 107-112 cm (42-44 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: White
  • Upper Tail: Pale rust-brown with black spots and gray feather tips.
  • Under Tail: White, with pale rust-brown barring.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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