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Barn Owl
  Tyto alba

* Prefers to hunt over grasslands, deserts, fields.

* Only owl with white, heart-shaped face.

* Excellent night vision and hearing.

* Nests and roosts commonly in barns, silos, mine shafts.

* Found on every continent.

 
  Photo copyright Robert Shanz Photo can be viewed at http://www.rshantz.com/Animals/Birds/Owls/BarnOwls/20070328Owl02.htm