Barn Owl facts: the other kind of owl | Animal Fact Files

The common name "barn owl" may be in reference to a single species, but it can also describe the group of approximately twenty living species in the barn owl family. The barn owl family includes any owls not classified as "true" owls and they all have heart-shaped faces. There are sooty owls, masked owls, grass owls, and bay owls in the barn owl family. These owls have longer and lower positioned beaks along with their fancy faces. Barn owls are found on nearly every continent making them a cosmopolitan group of birds! Scientific Name: Family - Tytonidae Range: all continents except Antartica Size: 12-40in (30-102cm) wingpsan; 1.7-18lb (800g-8kg) weight Diet: small mammals like rodents and rabbits, insects, birds, reptiles, etc. Lifespan: 15+ years Support the channel on Patreon: You can learn more on: Twitter - Facebook - --- We always do what we can to be as accurate as possible, but we're only human; if you catch a mistake please let us know and provide a link for verification! --- All images, videos and sound effects used herein are 1) public domain, 2) used under a Creative Commons license, 3) used with the express permission of the copyright holder, or 4) used under the parameters of Fair Use law. Credits via Youtube: Andy Reago and Chrissy McClarren - China News Network - Credits via Flickr: Richard Bonnett - b3tarev3 - Credits via Wiki Users: The Nature Box -; Elsafreestyle - JJ Harrison - Other attributions: caquet - chris_dagorne - Christopher Taylor -; CLAi - Natuur Digitaal (Marc Plomp); Stichting Natuurbeelden -;; Websites used for research collection: This video is licensed under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license (*. *you can find information about all the different types of CC licenses here: **changes were made to the original Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos:

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