Members Only Month

January 4th - February 4th 2022 is open to our Members Only. We look forward to welcoming all our visitors back on February 5th 2022

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £23.00 £20.68
Children (3-15 Years) £16.50 £15.00
Under 3's £1.10 £1.00
Concession (Senior 65+/Student) £19.25 £17.50
Registered Disabled    
Child / Adult / Carer £11.00 £10.00

Opening times

We are open until


Find us

Sat Nav: White's Lane, Kessingland, Suffolk, NR33 7TF

View Map

Make a donation

Find out more

African Barn Owl

Tyto alba affinis

The African barn owl is a subspecies of the barn owl, one of the most widespread land birds in the world! There may be over 40 subspecies!



Size: 29 - 44cm
Weight: 180 - 220g



African barn owls live in lightly wooded areas, usually singly or in pairs. They are found in Africa, south of the Sahara desert.



African barn owls usually feed on small mammals, birds and large insects. The prey is usually swallowed whole!



They often nest in a dark crevice or tree stump, or occasionally in the abandoned nest of an eagle. They lay 3 to 7 eggs are laid, which are incubated mainly by the female.



The African barn owl is not believed to be endangered as it has a very large home range.

Threat Level

Threat Level

Get to know more of our animals


Struthio camelus

Superb Starling

Lamprotornis superbus

Black-cheeked Lovebird

Agapornis nigrigenis

View all our animals
Close find usFind us