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Barn owl Tyto alba

Barn owl - De Zonnegloed - Animal park - Animal refuge centre Adopt this Barn owl

Features

Size:
32 - 38 cm
Nutrition:
Woelmuizen, spitsmuizen, ratten, muskusratten, hazen, konijnen en vogeltjes
Weight:
470 - 570 gr
Age:
10 - 15 jaar/ans/years
Gestation:
30 - 32 dagen
Status:
Minste zorg
Environment:
Amerika, Europa, Azië, Australië en Afrika

Animals in our sanctuary

Lintu
Date of birth
01-06-2018
Date of arrival
01-06-2018

Lintu is one of the many birds of prey that are kept by private individuals in a much too small aviary or even tied up. Due to circumstances they are ceded or abandoned. Lintu was brought into a reception center and can now enjoy a new life in De Zonnegloed.


Salin
Date of birth
01-06-2018
Date of arrival
01-06-2018

Salin is one of the many birds of prey that are kept by private individuals in a much too small aviary or even tied up. Due to circumstances they are ceded or abandoned. Salin was brought into a reception centre and can now enjoy a new life in De Zonnegloed.


Thymen
Date of birth
15-09-2008
Date of arrival
16-02-2018

Thymen is one of the many birds of prey that are kept by private individuals in a much too small aviary or even tied up. Due to circumstances they are ceded or abandoned. Thymen was brought into a reception centre and can now enjoy a new life in De Zonnegloed.


Alba
Date of birth
01-06-2010
Date of arrival
09-02-2011

Alba, Guatto and Affini were brought in on 9/02/2011. They were seized from a private breeder.


Bagoly
Date of birth
17-04-2017
Date of arrival
07-02-2019

Bagoly was held in a dirty cat crate with Bundi and Strigo. One of the volunteers of Birdcare Center (VOC) Beernem was able to convince the owner to give up the barn owls and thus give them a better future.


Bundi
Date of birth
12-04-2017
Date of arrival
07-02-2019

Bundi was kept together with Strigo and Bagoly in a dirty cat crate. One of the volunteers of Birdcare Center (VOC) Beernem was able to convince the owner to give up the barn owls and thus give them a better future.


Strigo
Date of birth
15-04-2017
Date of arrival
07-02-2019

Strigo was kept together with Bundi and Bagoly in a dirty cat crate. One of the volunteers of Birdcare Center (VOC) Beernem was able to convince the owner to give up the barn owls and thus give them a better future.


Guatto
Date of birth
03-06-2010
Date of arrival
09-02-2011

Alba, Guatto and Affini were brought in on 9/02/2011. They were seized from a private breeder.


Where does he feel most at home?

The barn owl likes to live in semi-open areas.

That's his favourite food?

He eats mice and other small mammals.

Fun fact

Barn owls have been introduced on some islands to fight rodent nuisances.

Unlike other birds, barn owls don’t build up a fat reserve for the winter.

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