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  • French
    • effraie des clochers
    • effraie de clochers
  • Scientific Names
    • Tyto alba
    • Tyto alba punctatissima
  • English
    • Barn Owl
    • Common Barn-Owl
  • 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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Lechuza de campanario Tyto alba

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josefa

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April 30, 2015 07:00 PM CDT

Description

El ave fue rescatada tras una tormenta, la revisamos y la liberamos despues de dos dias de observacion.

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Lechuza de campanario Tyto alba

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sorilet14

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April 2, 2015

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Se encontr├│ muy enferma, presentaba signos de envenenamiento.

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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jnelson

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April 30, 2015

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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direbecca

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April 25, 2015

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This old dairy barn's owl box has been used for many years by Barn owls. This year I saw these three owlets in it & a parent flew out as I peeked in. Also pictured is a recently deceased owl just outside the barn. Am guessing it was a 4th owlet who was preyed on.

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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jnelson

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August 19, 2011

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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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

  • 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.