Little Owl

Little owl (Athene noctua)

Little owl (Athene noctua)

Scientific name: Athene noctua
Height: 190mm to 230mm
Geographical distribution: Europe, central and eastern Asia, north Africa and Middle East

Habitat: woodland, cultivations, parks and semi-deserts
Diet: insects and other anthropods, small reptiles, frogs, birds and earthworms
Status: declining in localised areas

Here are the names of the Little owls we have at the sanctuary: