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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!

measurements

Measurements

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

habitat

Habitat

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

diet

Diet

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

behaviour

Breeding

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.

threat

Conservation

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

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