Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Tyto
Family: Tytonidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
alba
NOTES

A resident species to 33 cm. Eats mainly rodents but also small birds. Hunts at night. Eggs are laid on rock ledges.


AUTHORITY
(Scopoli, 1769)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Face heart-shaped and pointed below. Tail barred
Colour: Brown
Notes: The face is grey
Colour: Grey
Common Name
Barn owl
Owl
Nonnetjie uil
Doodvoel
Habitat
NOTES: Has been seen roosting on the rafters at Finnemore's house
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Strix pratincola
Strix alba
Tyto delicatula



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