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

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Recent observations

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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nvarvel

Date

July 27, 2014

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Square

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Barn owl Tyto alba

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iveykaiser

Date

May 11, 2014 06:35 PM CDT

Description

Fledgling

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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jimjohnson

Date

June 22, 2014

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Square

What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

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jimsteamer

Date

July 4, 2014

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Square

What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

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sara4

Date

July 3, 2014

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What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

keithmelliott

Date

August 10, 2005 06:18 AM PDT

Description

I know this is a very old observation...but owls used to nest in our yard every year. 2005 was the last, and I have not seen one here since.

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No photos or sounds

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Tyto alba

Observer

joseduardo21

Date

June 26, 2014 10:32 PM CDT

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What

Barn Owl Tyto alba ssp. affinis

Observer

petemella

Date

May 6, 2009 09:02 AM BST

Description

Stone Creek, East Yorks, May 2009

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No photos or sounds

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nilpf

Date

June 13, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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screws

Date

April 29, 2014

Description

No pics, but I saw it and I heard it. It was cruising around the canyon hooting at us.

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Square

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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evelynch

Date

May 31, 2014 01:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Barn owl Tyto alba

Observer

kueda

Date

June 1, 2014 10:35 PM PDT

Description

Heard the screech, didn't get a recording

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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 Common Barn Owl, to distinguish it from other species in the barn owl family Tytonidae. These form one of two main lineages of living owls, the other being the typical owls (Strigidae). T. alba is found almost anywhere in the world except polar and desert regions, Asia north...

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Conservation Summary

  • 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.