Owls By:Anna B., Judit F., Clara C. and Maria V.
Birds of prey <ul><li>Owls are an order of birds of prey. Most are solitary, and nocturnal, with some exCeptions ( the Borrowing Owl). </li></ul>
It`s time for eat <ul><li>Owls mostly hunt small mammals, insects and others birds. </li></ul>
Eurasian Eagle Owl <ul><li>The largest owls are the two of the eagle owls, the Eurasian Eagle Owl and Blakiston’s Fish Owl, which may reach a size of 60-71 cm long, have a wingspan of almost 2 m, and a weight of nearly 4.5kg. </li></ul>
Owl eggs <ul><li>Owl eggs are usually white and almost spherical, and range in number from a few to a dozen, depending on species. The eggs are laid in intervals of 1-3 days and do not hatch at the same time. </li></ul>
Size and weight <ul><li>Female average lenght: 37cm. Wingspan: 100cm.Weight:282 g. </li></ul><ul><li>Male average Length:34cm. Wingspan: 96cm.Weight:259 g. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The main advertisement call of the male is a low “hoo, hoo...”,repeated 10 to 200 times, with one note every 2 to 3 seconds. The female responds with a raspy buzz call, and often duets with the male. Calling occurs almost always during nocturnal hours. </li></ul><ul><li>When alarmed, long-eared owls bark “week,week...” or shriek like a cat. </li></ul>Voice
Elf owl <ul><li>The smallest owl is the Elf Owl, at as 31g and 13.5 cm. </li></ul>