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Owls

Owls are a group of birds that includes true owls and barn owls. There are about 205 species of owls alive today. The articles listed below provide information about the characteristics, classification and evolution of owls.

Owls
Owls are a group of birds that have strong talons, a downward-curved bill, acute hearing, and keen eyesight.

Facts About Owls
Learn interesting facts about owls and find out about the unique characteristics that make them different from other bird groups, their life cycle and their evolutionary history.

Facts About Owls
Learn interesting facts about owls and find out what makes owls unique including their distinct calls, nocturnal habits and silent flight.

Facts About Great Horned Owls
Learn interesting facts about great horned owls and find out about the characteristics make them different from other animal groups, their life cycle and their evolutionary history.

Facts About Snowy Owls
Learn interesting facts about snowy owls and find out about the characteristics make them different from other owls, their life cycle and their evolutionary history.

Owl Pictures
Pictures of owls, including owl photos such as snowy owls, northern saw whet owls, great horned owls, barn owls and more.

Barn Owls
Barn owls are a group of owls that have a heart-shaped face, long legs and powerful talons. This profile explores basic facts about barn owls including how they are classified, what they eat, where they live and the characteristics that make them different from other animal groups.

Facts About Barn Owls

True Owls
True owls are predatory birds that range in size from the tiny elf owl to the large great horned owl. This profile explores basic facts about true owls including how they are classified, what they eat, where they live and the characteristics that make them different from other animal groups.

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