Male and female have no distinct color or poster differences. For both the adults their color patterns are a pale brown with dark streaks for their lower body and for their upper body it's brown or grey, with streaks. For the chick's color patterns are a grey color with white and light brown streaks. The habitat of the twany owl is woodland areas on the landmass Europe and Asia. the parents will be very territorial of their young. Once the young leave the parents care they will die if they can't find a feeding area fast. One adaptation that they have developed is their great eye site and hearing for hunting.