An owl is any one of some 200+ species of solitary, mostly nocturnal predatory
birds. They are classified as order
Although their internal taxonomy is currently debated, two owl families are commonly recognized, the barn-owls (Tytonidae) and the typical-owls (Strigidae).
There are over 200 species of owls distributed across all continents except Antarctica. Their relatively large heads, forward-facing eyes, and upright perching ...
There are around 200 species of birds in this order. They are found in all parts of the world in a wide variety of habits. Owls have sharp, hooked bills; large, ...
References. König, C. and F. Weick, eds. 2008. Owls of the World. Second Edition. Christopher Helm, London. König, C., F. Weick, and J.-H. Becking, eds. 1999.