Sākums Animals Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl


Tawny Owl occurs in Europe, North Africa and Asia. The population is stable. The major threats are hunting (in Britain), pesticides, road accidents, collisions with power lines.


■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).
■ Listed in Appendix II of the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats as a strictly protected fauna species.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Strigiformes – owls
■ Family Strigidae – typical owls
■ Species Strix aluco – Tawny Owl

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