Two individuals nesting in barn.
Roadkill. The specimen was collected and donated to the Buenos Aires museum of natural history.
Juvenile sleeping on a tree.
Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Carrizo Plain National Monument, CA
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...