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    • Tawny Owl
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    • Waldkauz
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    • Strix aluco
  • Spanish
    • Cárabo
  • Catalan
    • Gamarús

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

john11

Date

August 1, 2003

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

December 22, 2013

Description

one heard during a night survey in a mixed oak wood

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

December 7, 2013

Description

heard at least 2 during a night survey in a mixed wood/agriculture area

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

November 24, 2013

Description

one heard during a night survey, mixed oak wood

Photos / Sounds

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

major_bombylius

Date

June 17, 2012

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Waldkauz Strix aluco

Observer

jakob

Date

October 28, 2012

Description

Heard calling, probably from city park to the west.

Photos / Sounds

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

April 8, 2012

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

jemdharris

Date

July 6, 2013 10:22 PM WEST

Description

Just flew over the house.

Photos / Sounds

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

hoppy1951

Date

May 29, 2012 01:03 PM BST

Description

Part-fledged juvenile on Waen Ddu raised bog. After a couple of minutes it flew back to roost in the Hawthorn at the edge of the bog.

Craig y Cilau National Nature Reserve, Powys, Wales, UK.

Photos / Sounds

What

tawny owl Strix aluco

Observer

dreierj

Date

May 12, 2008

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

michael

Date

January 16, 2012

Place

aulendiebach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gamarús Strix aluco

Observer

dration

Date

July 10, 2011

Place

Vidnoe (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The Tawny Owl or Brown Owl (Strix aluco) is a stocky, medium-sized owl commonly found in woodlands across much of Eurasia. Its underparts are pale with dark streaks, and the upperparts are either brown or grey. Several of the eleven recognised subspecies have both variants. The nest is typically in a tree hole where it can protect its eggs and young against potential predators. This owl is non-migratory and highly territorial. Many young birds starve if...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.