Long-eared owl


Common name: Long-eared owl

Scientific name: Asio otus

Class: Aves

Order: Strigiformes

Family: Strigidae

NutritionLittle mammals like mouses, rabbits, squirrels, bats, rats, birds, insects.

Features: Its dimensions vary from 35 cm to 40 cm of length, with a wingspan of 90-100 cm. During the day it sleeps in the hollows of trees or in old ruins, perfectly camouflaged by the plumage. 

Curiosity: The long-eared owl can’t move the eyes, but it can rotate its head as much as 270°.

Europe, Northern America, North-Eastern Africa, Asia
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