BARN OWL FACTS
The Barn Owl has sandy brown and light grey upperparts and white to cream underparts with a 'heart-shaped' disc on face.
open country such as farms, heath and lightly wooded forest.
rodents and birds, also some insects, frogs and lizards
The nest is normally a hollow in a tree, but sometimes nests in caves or abandoned buildings. Lays 3-6 eggs.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Barn Owl|
Relatives in same Genus
Grass Owl (T. capensis)
Lesser Sooty Owl (T. multipunctata)
Masked Owl (T. novaehollandiae)