Strigiformes

Barn-owls (Tytonidae)

HBW 5, p. 34

  • Large-headed owls with heart-shaped facial disc, long legs and strong feet, usually with well-developed talons; plumage generally brown through buff and cream to white, spotted, speckled or barred.
  • Almost cosmopolitan.
  • Wide variety of habitats, from dense forest to desert, as well as urban landscapes and towns; from cool temperate zone to tropics, and from sea-level up to c. 4000 m.
  • 2 genera, 17 species, 63 taxa.
  • 6 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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2 genera, 17 species

262 files covering
2 genera (100%)
12 species (71%)

 

    80 videos covering
2 genera (100%)
11 species (65%)
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2 genera (100%)
12 species (71%)
    11 sound recordings covering
2 genera (100%)
6 species (35%)
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