Scientific name: Asio otus

 Height: 310mm to 400mm

Geographical distribution:Very large range extending across northern Eurasia as well as Mediterranean islands, north-western Africa, the Middle East and northern Pakistan, with isolated populations in the Azores and east-central China.          

Habitat: Forest close to open country, partially migratory, moving south in winter from the northern parts of its   temperate range.   

Diet: Mostly rodents; small mammals and birds.LONG EARED OWL

Status: Widespread and relatively common in its range.

Here is the name of the Long Eared owl we have at the sanctuary: