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Tawny Owl


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Tawny Owl

“Strix Aluco”

The amber listed Tawny Owl is a stocky little bird that feeds mainly on mammals and rodents.

Small birds, fish, frogs, worms, insects.

They measure 37 to 39cm in length

 They have a wingspan of 93 to 105cm 

They weigh in at between 330 and 590g.

There are between 20,000 and 50,000 breeding 

pairs in the uk. 

It has a round head and body and has a 

ring of dark feathers around its face.

 They are red/brown above and pale underneath