Angel & Soren

A Barn Owl is a medium-sized raptor that is active at night. Raptors have strong grasping talons for killing prey, and a hooked upper beak for tearing meat. The Barn Owl has a white heart-shaped face and white chest with small brown spots. The back is tawny, marked with black and white spots The Barn Owl is one of the most widely distributed birds in the world, found on all continents except Antarctica. The Barn Owl occupies a wide range of habitats and altitudes, including deserts, grasslands, forests, agricultural fields and urban areas.

More About Angel & Soren

 

Soren

Soren was one of the first owls to arrive with us he came to us as an owlet and was hand reared by our students. By day Soren is a shy owl and spends most of his time snuggled up in his nest box with angle by night he comes to life.

Angel

Angel came to us summer of 2020 as a rescue her past owner’s circumstances had changed and they could no longer look after her. Angel is also a shy owl by day this is because barn owls are nocturnal and their favourite time to be out is at night. sometimes you may be lucky enough to get a glimpse of them during the day.

Did you know?

  • Barn Owl is silent in flight due to soft fringe-edged feathers that don’t “swoosh” as they move.
  • Barn Owl is about the size of a small cat, but only weighs a pound.
  • The Barn Owl has excellent vision and hearing for capturing prey at night.

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