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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barn_owl

The barn owl (Tyto alba) is the most widely distributed species of owl and one of the most widespread of all birds. It is also referred to as the common barn owl, to distinguish it from other species in its family, Tytonidae, which forms one of the two main lineages of living owls, the other being the typical owls (Strigidae).

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Barn_Owl

Learn how to identify Barn Owl, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls, and watch videos. Ghostly pale and normally strictly nocturnal, Barn Owls are silent predators of the night world. Lanky, with a whitish face, chest, and belly, and buffy upperparts, this owl roosts in hidden, quiet places during the day. By night, they ...

www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/barn-owl

With its ghostly appearance, rasping shrieks, and habit of roosting in such places as church belfries, this bird has attracted much superstition. However, it is really a good omen for farmers who find it in their barns, for it preys chiefly on mice and rats. Discovered in its daytime retreat, the Barn Owl bobs its head and weaves ...

naturemappingfoundation.org/natmap/facts/barn_owl_712.html

Description: The Barn Owl is a medium-sized raptor, a nocturnal bird of prey like other owls. Raptors have strong grasping talons for killing prey, and a hooked upper beak for tearing meat. The Barn Owl has a white heart-shaped face and white chest with small brown spots. The back is tawny, marked with black and white ...

a-z-animals.com/animals/barn-owl

Feb 16, 2017 ... Barn owls are one of the most widely distributed birds found everywhere around the world apart from the polar and desert regions. Although this is the case, the barn owl population is more predominant in the Southern Hemisphere due to better climate conditions...

www.owling.com/barn-owl

May 8, 2017 ... The Barn Owl is widespread throughout the lowlands of N and C America. It is one of only two families of owls worldwide. Photos, sounds, and info are here.

www.iucnredlist.org/details/22688504/0

Albania; Algeria; American Samoa; Andorra; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Australia; Austria; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bermuda; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Barn+Owl&v=ohqEquNnzfU
May 25, 2010 ... A three minute video explaining what makes Barn Owls so special. For more information go to http://www.barnowltrust.org.uk/

wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/species-and-habitats/species-guide-index/birds/barn-owl

Perhaps no other animal is more a part of folklore and superstition than the owl, and it is likely the behavior of the barn owl is one of the reasons. The barn owl likes to haunt old buildings like barns, church steeples or abandoned houses. In reality, having a barn owl roosting nearby is more helpful than haunting. While barn ...