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All Names

  • English
    • Barn Owl
    • Common Barn-Owl
  • Italian
    • Barbagianni
  • Hebrew
    • תנשמת
  • Catalan
    • Òliba
  • Scientific Names
    • Tyto alba
    • Tyto alba punctatissima
  • French
    • effraie de clochers
    • effraie des clochers
  • Spanish
    • Lechuza de campanario
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BANO
  • German
    • Schleiereule
  • Portuguese
    • Coruja-das-torres

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Recent observations

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What

British Barn Owl Tyto alba ssp. alba

Observer

jlh_dorset2001

Date

February 6, 2016 10:16 PM UTC

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

nikborrow

Date

February 5, 2016 04:10 PM GMT

Photos / Sounds

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North American Barn Owl Tyto alba ssp. pratincola

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

February 1, 2016 01:32 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Nest box placed in old barn. Bottom of box littered with broken pellets and small mammal bones.

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No photos or sounds

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European Barn Owl Tyto alba ssp. guttata

Observer

leibele

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

What

European Barn Owl Tyto alba ssp. guttata

Observer

leibele

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

What

European Barn Owl Tyto alba ssp. guttata

Observer

leibele

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Barn Owl Tyto alba ssp. guttata

Observer

leibele

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

leibele

Date

December 7, 2015 11:24 PM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

alanterra

Date

January 24, 2016 10:00 AM PST

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No photos or sounds

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

Date

January 27, 2016

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No photos or sounds

What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 26, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 24, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The barn owl (Tyto alba) is the most widely distributed species of owl, and one of the most widespread of all birds. It is also referred to as the common barn owl, to distinguish it from other species in its family, Tytonidae, which forms one of the two main lineages of living owls, the other being the typical owls (Strigidae). The barn owl is found almost everywhere in the world except polar and desert regions, Asia...

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Conservation Summary

  • Portugal
    Pouco Preocupante (LC) (Source: Livro Vermelho dos Vertebrados de Portugal)
    Pouco Preocupante
  • Canada
    vulnerable (N3) (Source: NatureServe)
  • North Carolina, US
    Significantly Rare: Any species which has not been listed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as an Endangered, Threatened, or Special Concern species, but which exists in the state (or recently occurred in the state) in small numbers and has been determined by the N.C. Natural Heritage Program to need monitoring. (This is a N.C. Natural Heritage Program designation.) Significantly Rare species include "peripheral" species, whereby North Carolina lies at the periphery of the species' range (such as Hermit Thrush), as well as species of historical occurrence with some likelihood of re-discovery in the state. Species considered extirpated in the state, with little likelihood of re-discovery, are given no N.C. Status (unless already listed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as E, T, or SC).
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.