Owls

Group: 
Birds

Birds of prey designed to hunt at night with excellent eye sight and hearing. [Not my photo]

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Barn Owl

Tyto alba
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Sadly now a scarce and sedlom seen bird in Dorset.


 

 

Little Owl

Athene noctua
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Now scarce in Dorset and seen mainly in disused quarries on Portland.


 

 

Tawny Owl

Strix aluco
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A crepuscular species, heard more often than seen.


 

 

Short-eared Owl

Asio flammeus
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Likely to be found in Dorset in winter most years


 

 

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