Eagle Owl

The Eagle Owl is a large and powerful bird, smaller than the Golden Eagle but larger than the Snowy Owl. It is sometimes titled the world's largest owl, but so is the Blakiston's Fish Owl, which is slightly bigger on average. The Eagle Owl has a wingspan of up to 138–200 cm and measures 58–73 cm long. Females weigh 1.75-4.2 kg and males weigh 1.5-3.2 kg . In comparison, the common Barn Owl weighs about 500 grams . It mainly feeds on small mammals, but can kill prey up to the size of foxes and young deer , if taken by surprise. Larger prey is consumed on the ground which leaves the bird vulnerable .

The Eagle Owl is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Eagle Owl is a large and powerful bird, smaller than the Golden Eagle but larger than the Snowy Owl. It is sometimes titled the world's largest owl, but so is the Blakiston's Fish Owl, which is slightly bigger on average. The Eagle Owl has a wingspan of up to 138–200 cm (55–79 in) and measures 58–73 cm (23–29 in) long. Females weigh 1.75-4.2 kg (3.9-9.4 lbs) and males weigh 1.5-3.2 kg (3.3-7 lbs). More

Hunting & Food: Eagle Owls have various hunting techniques, and will take prey on the ground or in full flight. They may hunt in forests, but prefer open spaces. Eagle Owls will eat almost anything the moves - from beetles to roe deer fawns. The major part of their diet consists of mammals (Voles, rats, mice, foxes, hares etc...), but birds of all kinds are also taken, including crows, ducks, grouse, seabirds, and even other birds of prey (including other owls). More

The Eagle Owl, Bubo bubo, is one of the most powerful owls in the world. It is Eagle Owlan inhabitant of Europe and Asia, and is a rarity in Great Britain. It is characterized by its very large size (26 to 28 inches long), the two tufts of feathers on its head and the large orange eyes. It is the largest of the European owls. More

Indian Eagle Owl - Bubo bengalensis = Also known as Rock Eagle Owl, Bengal Eagle Owl species-Bubo-bengalensis-1 species-Bubo-bengalensis-2 species-Bubo-bengalensis-3 Description: Dark and light morphs of this bird occur. The facial disc is fulvous-brown to buffy, with a prominent blackish rim. More

Eagle owl - Dictionary Definition and Overview = Eagle \Ea"gle\, n. 1. (Zol.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera Aquila and Halietus. The eagle is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure, keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most noted species are the golden eagle ({Aquila chrysatus); the imperial eagle of Europe ({A. mogilnik or imperialis); the American bald eagle ({Halietus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle ({H. More

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northern Africa (the eagle owl, or Eurasian eagle owl) and in Africa, India, Myanmar (Burma), and the Indonesian archipelago. They typically prey on rodents. For more information on horned owl, visit Britannica.com. WordNet: horned owl - Top Home > Library > Literature & Language > WordNetNote: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words. More

One of the female Eagle Owls we use in our public demos. Although this one looks quite calm and mild mannered in this photo enjoying the sun while out on the glove during training, Eagle Owls are quite ferocious. They are also very stubborn, but they can on occasion show affection to their trainer when in a better mood. More

The Eagle Owl, as may be inferred from its name, has much of the character and appearance of the former bird—the Owl in fact is merged in the Eagle. The stronghold of this fine bird appears to be the north of Europe, but it also occurs in many of the Pennine ranges of the south. It inhabits Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Lapland, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, Hungary, Sardinia, France, and Spain. More

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Until recently, the Indian Eagle Owl was listed as a subspecies of Eurasian Eagle Owl (subspecies : Bubo bubo bengalensis). It is significantly smaller & its vocalisations & DNA are distinct, so it is now classified as a separate species. The Indian Eagle Owl is found throughout the Indian subcontinent, as far north as the Himalayas. It is found in rocky hills & ravines, wooded scrubland & old mango orchards. More

The eagle owl was raised by Mr Horne from the moment she hatched from the egg.The eagle has landed; ...an unexpected role for an escaped bird of ... More

What do fraser eagle owl do in the winter? Post a question - any question - to the WikiAnswers community: Copyrights: Animal Encyclopedia. Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. Copyright © 2005 by The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved. More

The European Eagle Owl was a native of Britain until the latter part of the 19th Century and became extinct here largely as a result of man’s persecution. More

√ Eurasian eagle owls are the largest owls in the world and have no real predators except electrocution, collision with traffic and shooting Adopt A Bird profiles are written and photographed by Gay Schroer. More

Eagle Owl in Flight @ 1000 fps = Flixxy.com New Popular Eurasian Eagle Owl in flight at 1000 frames-per-second at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, England. Bookmark and Share Turbary Woods Rescue and rehabilitation center offers a unique collection of over 90 birds of prey including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, vultures and more unusual species. Camera: Photron SA-2 High Definition High Speed Camera at 1000fps 1920x1080 resolution. More

the Eurasian eagle owl takes the prize for the largest owl in weight and mass. Eagle owls weigh in between 1600-4200g compared to the longer great gray that weighs between 700-1700g. These huge owl are found in a range that extends across Europe, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East, although they are currently endangered in many parts of Europe. They live in a variety of habitats but seem to prefer rocky landscapes. More

Here are details of the Turkmenian eagle owls we have at the sanctuary: Turkmenian eagle owls Name Sex Hatched Status Doncee Male 1991 Breeding owl Anastasia Female 1998 Breeding owl Screech Owl Sanctuary There's always something new and interesting going on at the sanctuary More

The Spotted Eagle Owl is one of the smallest of the Eagle Owls. On average they weigh around one quarter of the weight of the largest of the Eagle Owl family, the Eurasian Eagle Owl. The Spotted Eagle Owl is found throughout most Africa south of the Sahara, with the exception of very dense forests. More

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Picture of Bubo bubo above has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
Original source: James Dowling-Healey
Author: James Dowling-Healey
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Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Bubo
Species : bubo
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)