Little Owl

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Colouring Buff spots on brown upper, pale lower, yellow eye
Voice Loud, musical and plaintive calls
Feeds on Small rodents & large insects
Flight Undulating action with quick wingbeats
Nesting Tree
Social Family Groups
Little Owl
Little Owl
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Species Athene noctua
Category Owl
StdName Little Owl
Vital Statistics
Length 8.3 to 9.1 ins
Weight 5.0 to 7.1 ozs
Wingspan 19.7 to 22.0 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Little Owl (Species=Athene noctua / Standard Name=Little Owl)