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Owls wanted posters

The request for profiles about owls is so great that I decided to create an extra page for it. What does the bird species look like? I will show you some pictures to look at, to describe and to determine. For children in school: Here you will find interesting facts, characteristics and size tables about all owls in Europe. Such as number of eggs, age, size, hazards, disorders and protection. The rough-owl was previously written with an H, i.e. rough-footed owl. And what do the owls look like? Here you can find a picture of every owl. With the help of the pictures you can see the difference of the owl species. Further information about domestic birds and profiles can be found under e.g. Corvidae profiles or finches profiles. Overview: Here you will find information about the behavior during courtship, breeding places of eagle owls, where and when they breed, the mating season / reproduction, the breeding season, how many young they have, the prey, the habitat, the way of life, the hunting behavior, the Life expectancy, the migratory birds, the pursuit of birds of prey, the vaults, the predators, the nests and those who flee from the nest.

Different pictures of different owls

You have to write a profile about owls, e.g. 2 + 3 class, 4 + 5 class, 6 + 7 or 8 + 9 class. You will find everything you need in the individual owl profiles. If you need more information, then use the link at the end of the profile to the main page. There you will learn more about the enemies of the owls, the food of the owls, the properties, the characteristics, the peculiarities, the breeding places of the owls, what do owls eat and about the young birds of the owls.

Quick search: All owl profiles

You will not only find the profile of a snowy owl here, but also the difference in size, weight and appearance between owls, eagle owls and owls. Have fun with my owl documentaries.

Eagle owl wanted poster

Appearance: eagle owl (Bubo bubo)

Name: eagle owl
Scientific name: Bubo bubo
Family: Owls (Strigidae)
Occurrence: Europe, Asia, Africa, America
Habitat: Forests, mountain ranges, cultural landscapes, cities
Size: 75 cm
Weight: 3400g
Wingspan: 180 cm
Speeds: below the speed of the birds
Breeding place: tree, soil, building, nest box, nesting aid
Number of eggs: 2-5
Incubation period: 35 days
Fledgling period: 30 days
Food: rats, mice, hedgehogs, crows
Age: Nature up to 25 years, captivity up to 60 years
Enemies: hawk, buzzard, raven, crow, wild boar, human
Features: Big fat head, big eyes, big feather ears
Species protection: Federal Nature Conservation Act
Properties: Active in twilight and nocturnal, can turn the head widely, can hear very well, hide hunters can see well at dusk

More information, characteristics and pictures about the eagle owl on my page of the eagle owl.

Great gray owl wanted poster for children

Appearance: Great gray owl (Strix nebulosa)

Species: Great gray owl
Family: real owls (Strigidae)
Size: 69 cm
Weight: 1500g
Wingspan: 145 cm
Beak: Under the shape of a beak
Eggs / clutch size / young: 3-6
Incubation period: 30 days
Fledgling period: 28 days
Food: rats, mice, small birds
Age: life expectancy 15 years
List of enemies: eagle owl, hawk, crows, common raven, human
Further information about all owl species and worth knowing in bio about birds in schools, under species profiles birds and owl species.

Short-eared Owl Wanted Poster

Appearance: Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

Name: Short-eared Owl
Scientific name: Asio flammeus
Family: real owls (Strigidae)
Occurrence: Europe, Russia, Asia,
Size: 42 cm
Weight: female 420g male 350g
Wingspan: 100 cm
Speeds: below the speed of the birds
Brood: 1 year brood
Breeding season: March to June
Breeding site: soil
Number of eggs: 4-10
Incubation period: 28 days
Nestling duration: 14-18 days
Food / prey: small mammals, mice, birds
Age: 20 years
List of enemies: owls, harriers, crows, seagulls, fox, human
Migratory bird: Yes
Feature: Small spring ears
Species protection: Federal Nature Conservation Act
Characteristics: Active during the day and at twilight, can turn the head widely, can hear very well, hunting from a hide and in search flight, can see well at dusk
More information on breeding behavior and pictures on the subject on my page: The Short-eared Owl or Conflicts of a Short-eared Owl.

Hawk Owl Wanted Poster

Appearance: hawk owl (aghia ulula)

Type: Hawk Owl
Size: 41 cm
Weight: 310g
Wingspan: 80 cm
Eggs / clutch size / young: 3-8
Incubation period: 30 days
Nestling duration: 32 days
Food: mice, small mammals, birds
Age: 10 years
Enemies: owls, hawks, crows, buzzards, humans
Migratory bird: Yes
Further information on the subject of biology lessons, description and determination, on my page: The hawk owl.

Long-eared Owl Wanted Poster

Appearance: Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)

Scientific name: Asio otus
Family: Owls (Strigidae)
Occurrence: Europe, Asia, Africa, America
Habitat: Forests, cultural landscapes, cities, parks, cemeteries
Size: 37 cm
Weight: 350g
Wingspan: 95 cm
Breeding site: tree
Eggs: 3-7
Incubation period: 28 days
Fledgling period: 20 days
Prey / food: mice, small birds, small mammals
Age: 15 years
Enemies: eagle owl, hawk, crow, buzzard, human, dog, fox
Migratory bird: Yes
Characteristics: Active in twilight and nocturnal, can turn the head widely, can hear very well, hide hunters can see well in the twilight
Species protection: Federal Nature Conservation Act

Further information on breeding behavior, characteristics and pictures on the subject on my page: The long-eared owl.

Tawny Owl wanted poster

Appearance: Tawny Owl (Strix aluca)

Name: Tawny Owl
Scientific name: Strix aluco
Family: Owls (Strigidae)
Class: birds
Order: owls
Distribution: Europe, Asia, Africa, America
Habitat: Forests, cultural landscapes, cities, parks, cemeteries
Size: 40 cm
Weight: 600g
Wingspan: 105 cm
Breeding place: tree (cave breeder), nest box
Number of eggs / clutch size: 2-6
Incubation period: 28 days
Fledgling period: 31 days
Food: birds, small mammals, mice
Age: life expectancy 15 years
List of enemies: eagle owl, crow, human, hawk, sparrowhawk

More information, characteristics and data on my Tawny Owl page.

Little owl wanted poster

Appearance: Little Owl (Athene noctua)

Scientific name: Athene noctua
Species: Little Owl
Family: real owls (Strigidae)
Size: 23 cm
Weight: 230g
Wingspan: 54 - 58 cm
Brood: 1 year brood
Breeding season: April to June
Breeding site: Cave breeder (tree, nesting aid)
Eggs / young: 2-6
Incubation period: 28 days
Fledgling period: 32 days
Food: insects, earthworms, mice
Age: 15 years
Enemies: crows, sparrowhawks, owls, hawks, humans
Migratory bird: Yes / line puller
More data, information and pictures on my page of the little owl.

If you are looking for animal profiles, visit my nature observations page.

Barn owl wanted poster

Appearance: Barn Owl (Tyto alba) - Family Real owls

Scientific name: Tyto alba
Family: real owls (Strigidae)
Size: 35 cm
Occurrence: Europe, Asia, Africa
Weight: 380g
Wingspan: 92 cm
Beak: Under the shape of a beak
Brood: 1-2 annual broods
Breeding season: April to June
Breeding place: Cave breeders (tree, nesting aid, attic), barns, church towers
Eggs / clutch size: 4-10
Incubation period: 33-34 days
Fledgling period: 50 days
Food: mice
Age: 20 years
Enemies: eagle owls, owls, sparrowhawks, hawks, marten, crows, humans
Migratory bird: No.
Further data, differences, characteristics, information, peculiarities, habitat and pictures under the barn owl

Little Owl Wanted Poster for Children

Appearance: Little Owl (Aegolius funereus) - Formerly rough-footed owl

Species: barn owl
Size: 25 cm
Weight: 22g
Wingspan: 60 cm
Hatching place: tree (nest box, nest box)
Eggs / clutch size: 3-7
Incubation period: 28 days
Fledgling period: 32 days
Food: mice
Age: life expectancy 12 years
List of enemies: owls, birds of prey, corvids, humans
Further information on identifying and recognizing owls and owls under Owls: Owl species.

Pygmy owl wanted poster for children

Appearance: Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum)

Species: Pygmy Owl
Size: 18 cm
Weight: 90g
Wingspan: 38 cm
Breeding site: tree (cave breeder, nesting hole)
Eggs / clutch size: 4-7
Incubation period: 28 days
Fledgling period: 30 days
Food: mice, birds
Age: 12 years
Enemies: owls, birds of prey, corvids, humans
Further data, information and distinctions about owl species can be found under Owls - Owl species.

Scops owls profile for children

Appearance: Scops Owl (Otus scops)

Scientific name: Otus scops
Family: Owls (Strigidae)
Distribution: Europe, Asia, Africa
Size: 20 cm
Weight: 110g
Wingspan: 55 cm
Brood: 1 year brood
Breeding season: April to July
Eggs / clutch size: 2-5
Incubation period: 29 days
Fledgling period: 32 days
Food: insects, mice, birds
Age: 12 years
Enemies: crows, buzzards, sparrowhawks, owls, humans
Migratory bird: Yes
Further information (determination, difference) about owls can be found under Owls - Owl species.

Snowy Owl Wanted Poster

Appearance: Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca)

Name: Snowy Owl
Scientific name: Bubo scandiacus
Family: real owls (Strigidae)
Occurrence / Distribution: Europe (Norway, Finland, Sweden), Russia (Siberia), North America (Alaska), Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Asia
Habitat: wetlands, meadows, moorlands, tundra, scree fields, mountain ranges, mountain ranges
Size: 65 cm
Weight: 2200g
Wingspan: 152 cm
Beak: Under the shape of a beak
Brood: 1 year brood
Breeding season / breeding: May to June
Breeding site: soil
Number of eggs: 3-9
Incubation period: 34 days
Nestling duration: 25 days
Fledglings / fledglings: approx. 65 days
Food: lemmings, mice, birds, mountain hares, rabbits, ptarmigan
Age life expectancy 15 years
List of enemies: hawk, arctic fox, wolf, fox, human
Migratory bird: Yes
Characteristics: Plumage: white face, white body with black transverse rendering, legs and feet feathered, strong curved dark bill, fixed eyes, can turn the head (approx. 270 °)
For more information, characteristics, and differences about the Snowy Owl, see: The Snowy Owl

Ural Owl Wanted Poster for Children

Appearance: Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)

Size: 60 cm
Weight: 1000g
Wingspan: 120 cm
Number of eggs: 2-5
Incubation period: 28 days
Nestling time: 35 days
Food: mice, birds
Age: life expectancy 20 years
List of enemies: eagle owl, hawk, sparrowhawk, common raven, human
More information about birds under Owls - Owl species

Great horned owl wanted poster

Image to look great great horned owl

Name / Species: Great Horned Owl
Scientific name: Bubo virginianus
Family: real owls (Strigidae)
Occurrence: America, South America
Habitat: Forests, mountain ranges, cultural landscapes, cities (parks)
Size: female 65 cm, male 48 cm
Weight: females 1600g - 2200g, males 800g - 1000g
Wingspan: 160 cm
Speeds: below the speed of the birds
Breeding site: tree, soil (mountain ranges)
Number of eggs: 2-4
Incubation period: 32 to 35 days
Fledgling time: 45 days
Food: small mammals, rats, squirrels, reptiles, mice, birds
Age: Nature up to 20 years, captivity up to 30 years
Enemies: eagle, falcon, hawk, buzzard, raven, crow, human, raccoon
Features: Big fat head, big eyes, big feather ears
The senses of the owls
Further information on behavior, rearing and special features can be found at: eagle owls and owls

Further bird species profiles of the native bird species, such as corvids, finches, tits or gulls can be found under: Bird species profiles

If you want to find out something about ornithology - knowledge of birds, visit my pages: What do birds and intelligent crows know. The various owl profiles for children are for projects in kindergarten, district school, high school, university and school for lectures, presentations and essays in biology, in zoology, in specialist classes, for worksheets, for species profiles and for lectures or very popular for an essay in biology class. Here you will find key points, features and special features for your profile template (elementary school, secondary school, high school) about birds. My page, owl profiles is also used to study for the hunter test in Germany.
If you are also looking for animal profiles, then visit the page: Animal profiles. There you will find something about dogs, cats, mice, rabbits, etc.
For the children in preschool and for the children in elementary school there are extra bird pages, e.g. with chick pictures, with bird portraits or bird pictures for learning. At the bottom of the page you will always find a list of other bird watching.

Observations, photographs, bird pictures and author: Gerhard Brodowski Hamburg