BARN OWLS   -   TYTONIDAE


Barn Owl - Tyto alba
Barn Owl
Tyto alba tuidara
Volta Velha reserve, Itapoá, Santa Catarina syaye, Brazil.
It flushed out of a palm tree as we were walking and landed on an exposed branch. (S8)


Barn Owl - Tyto alba
Barn Owl
Tyto alba contempta
Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Pichincha province, Ecuador.
Roosting in a large cavity in a tall, rotten tree stump. At night it used to sit under the covered picnic area at the mirador, regurgitating pellets, but it never slept there. (D3)


Barn Owl - Tyto alba
Barn Owl
Tyto alba tuidara
Reserva Ecologica de Guapi Assu, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil.
This one is being true to it's name, sleeping in an abandoned barn next to the Kirin brewery resevoir at the edge of the reserve. (D2)



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