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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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danjleavitt

Date

October 23, 2014 03:02 PM MDT

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Tyto alba

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mattiamenchetti

Date

October 8, 2014

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Lechuza de campanario Tyto alba

Date

June 26, 2014

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Barn Owl(Tyto alba) Tyto alba

Observer

navojitsaha

Date

September 27, 2014

Place

Kolkata,India (Google, OSM)

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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acryptozoo

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

Two individuals nesting in barn.

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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nicolasolejnik

Date

September 21, 2011

Description

Roadkill. The specimen was collected and donated to the Buenos Aires museum of natural history.

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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nicolasolejnik

Date

August 10, 2011

Description

Juvenile sleeping on a tree.

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Date

September 15, 2014

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

asemerdj

Date

May 30, 2013 08:25 PM PDT

Description

Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Carrizo Plain National Monument, CA

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No photos or sounds

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Barn owl Tyto alba

Date

August 26, 2014 12:45 PM EDT

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

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nauhyacacoatl

Date

August 27, 2010

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

rafaelpompa18

Date

July 12, 2014 07:27 PM CEST
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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.