European barn owl (Tyto alba guttata)

Goldie the European barn owl (Tyto alba guttata)

Scientific name: Tyto alba guttata
Height:
330mm to 430mm
Geographical distribution:
north, central and south America, Europe, Africa, southern and south-eastern Asia, Australasia


Habitat:
grasslands, cultivations, scrub and forest edge
Diet:
mostly rodents; occasionally small birds, bats and other prey
Status: widespread, locally threatened
Here are the names of the European Barn owls we have at the sanctuary:

GOLDIE

 

We also have Sooty a very unsual Black Barn owl (Tyto alba kerkuil)

Black Barn owl (Tyto alba kerkuil)

Sooty the Black Barn owl
(Tyto alba kerkuil)