Download Barn Owl Wingspan Feet Gif. The distinctive pale heart shaped face is iconic and well known. Ghostly pale and normally strictly nocturnal, barn owls are silent predators of the night world.
Discovered in its daytime retreat, the barn owl bobs its head and weaves back and forth, peering at the intruder. Barn owl is active during the night (nocturnal animal). Due to similarities, the name barn owl is used in reference to thirteen species of the genus tyto, but generally restricted to tyto alba, the species found throughout much of the northern hemisphere.
It has a smaller tail than other florida owls, and although its wingspan is the same as the common barred owl (roughly 3.5 feet), it is smaller in body length (16 inches).
The barn owl has a very distinctive look to the fact. Lanky, with a whitish face, chest, and belly, and buffy upperparts, this owl roosts in hidden, quiet places during the day. As barn owls move silently through the night, they use their acute hearing to pick up on the slightest sound of an animal moving in the grass or beneath snow. They tend to fly fairly low to the ground.