Tengmalm's owl (Aegolius funereus)Scientific name: Aegolius funereus

Height: 220mm to 250mm

Habitat: Mainly old growth coniferous forest and mountainous regions                             

Diet: Mainly voles and other mammals but also birds as well as insects and other invertebrates

Status: Not globally threatened, but generally uncommon or rare

Geographical distribution: Pyrenees, Caucasus, Tien Shan and Himalayas

Here is the name of the Tengmalm’s owls we have at the sanctuary:

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