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School Education Studies
School Education Studies

School Education Studies

Useful information on descriptions and habitats for Barn Owls, Tawny Owls, Kestrels, European Eagle Owls, White Faced Scops Owl and Harris Hawks.  Also information on Owl Pellets.

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Barn Owl - Tyto alba
Barn Owl - Tyto alba
Barn Owl - Tyto alba

The Barn Owl - Tyto alba - is a widely distributed species, common to most parts of the world. Farmers often encourage Barn Owls to stay around by providing nest sites.
Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus
Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus
Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) It is also known as the European Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel, or Old World Kestrel. In Britain, it is generally just called the kestrel.
White Faced Scops Owl - Ptilopsis leucotis
White Faced Scops Owl - Ptilopsis leucotis
White Faced Scops Owl - Ptilopsis leucotis

White Faced Scops Owl - Ptilopsis leucotis, is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in many countries across Africa between the Sahara and the Equator.
Owl Pellets
Owl Pellets
Owl Pellets

Owl pellets provide important information to ornithologists about the feeding habits of owls, providing information about the approximate numbers of prey animalsin the owl's feeding area.
Tawny Owl - Strix aluco
Tawny Owl - Strix aluco
Tawny Owl - Strix aluco

The Tawny Owl (Strix aluco) is a medium-sized owl, 3743 cm in length with an 8196 cm wingspan, which is common in woodlands across much of Eurasia.
Harris Hawk - Parabuteo unicinctus
Harris Hawk - Parabuteo unicinctus
Harris Hawk - Parabuteo unicinctus

The Harris's Hawk or Harris Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus), is a medium-large bird of prey which breeds from the southwestern United States south to Chile and central Argentina.
European Eagle Owl - Bubo Bubo
European Eagle Owl - Bubo Bubo
European Eagle Owl - Bubo Bubo

The European Eagle Owl - Bubo Bubo is the largest of all the owls found in Europe, it was a native of Britain until the latter part of the 19th Century.
School Education Visits
School Education Visits
School Education Visits

School Education Visits: Higher Walton CE Primary School School Visit to Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary.