SCIENTIFIC NAME: Strix woodfordii

HEIGHT: 300mm to 360mm

HABITAT: Forest and woodland also plantations                    

Woodfords owl (Strix woodfordii)

Woodfords owl (Strix woodfordii)

DIET: Mainly insects but also reptiles, small mammals and birds

STATUS: Not globally threatened. Very common in most of its range

GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION: S Angola, S Zaire and SW Tanzania to the Cape

Here is the name of the Woodford’s owl we have at the sanctuary: