Introducing the Birdorable Barn Owl

Birdorable Barn Owl

Barn Owl distribution
Source: Wikipedia
The Barn Owl is one of the most widely distributed birds in the world. You can find it on all continents; almost anywhere except for polar and desert regions. There are about 46 different subspecies of Barn Owl in the world. The North American one is the largest, weighing more than twice as much as the smallest race from the Galapagos Islands. Barn Owls are experts in hunting for small ground mammels, like mice, rats and gophers. And they need to catch a lot of foot! Barn Owls are able to consume twice as much food as other owls in comparison to their weight. A young Barn Owl can eat 25.000 mice a year!

Barn Owl
Photo by nicebiscuit
Barn Owl
Photo by Bryan Olesen

The Barn Owl is our 174th Birdorable bird and the answer to our last Spot the Birdorable. If you like our Birdorable Barn Owl you may also like our other birds of prey.


little bird on October 21, 2010 at 1:01 PM wrote:
Heather Richards on October 9, 2016 at 8:29 PM wrote:
The noise they make isn't cute. It sounds like "SSSSssssssssssssssssssssssss!"
Louise Warner on March 22, 2017 at 2:18 PM wrote:
there are a few kinds of barn owls (a lot): the barn owl, American barn owl, curacao barn owl, lesser Antilles barn owl, Galapagos barn owl, and cape Verde barn owl, Sao Tome barn owl, Australian barn owl, Boang barn owl, Andaman barn owl, Ashy-faced owl, Madagascar red owl, golden masked owl, Taliabu masked owl, Eastern grass owl, African grass owl, lesser masked owl, Australian masked owl, Manus masked owl, Sulawesi masked owl, Tasmanian masked owl, Sulawesi golden owl, lesser sooty owl and greater sooty owl. so i think you need more barn and grass get to work, there is more then one barn or grass owl!
Louise Warner on March 22, 2017 at 2:20 PM wrote:
you said YOU WANTED MORE OWLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Louise Warner on March 22, 2017 at 2:24 PM wrote:
Louise Warner on March 22, 2017 at 2:25 PM wrote:
Louise Warner on April 7, 2017 at 8:58 AM wrote:
eastern graassss oowwwcll
Heather Richards on February 14, 2018 at 8:04 PM wrote:
I love owls 🦉
Spurwing Plover on May 21, 2022 at 7:34 AM wrote:
Many Farmers try to get the owls to stay by building places in their Barns sience they keep down the Mice

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