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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

archiverde

Date

June 8, 2013

Description

Recuerdo la cabeza abultada en vuelo.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tawny owl Strix aluco

Observer

petemella

Date

July 10, 2014 08:47 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

badgerseye

Date

June 21, 2014

Place

SG11 1BX (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

5838308489_4077a36723_s

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

petemella

Date

May 23, 2011

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

May 13, 2014 12:13 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

14206889120_ae2e50861b_s

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

Tiggrx

Date

May 11, 2014

Description

Juvenile.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

May 11, 2014 02:37 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

May 9, 2014 07:19 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tawny Owl Strix aluco

Observer

john11

Date

August 1, 2003

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

December 22, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

one heard during a night survey in a mixed oak wood

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

December 7, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

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

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

one heard during a night survey, mixed oak wood

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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.