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Barn Owl

2 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 10 June 2013

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the Barn Owl. Barn owls are mainly nocturnal hunters. They are ghostly creatures, with rounded wings and a large head which acts as a reflector funnelling the slightest sound from their prey towards their large ear openings.

  • Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

    Image courtesy of RSPB



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    Tweet of the Day

    Discover birds through their songs and calls. Each Tweet of the Day begins with a different call or…

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