SAVE THE BARN OWLS
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This is a barn owl in its habitat, they live in grasslands. This is because of the open fields and it gives them space to spread their wings and fly.
Baby barn owls
How does habitat destruction affect barn owls?
Predators & Prey
pros & cons for barn owls and humans
We benefit by having more homes to live in, and by using the land as farming to grow our crops.
Barn owls eat small rodents which benefits farmers and us.
Barn owls are losing there habitats, where they live, they're also losing their prey due to habitat repositioning.
Barn owls also die because of farmers pesticides, they lay eggs in fields and the poison kills them.
why should we help save barn owls?
how can we help save barn owls?
fun facts on barn owls
2. The oldest barn owl was not a wild barn owl, and it was 12 years old!
3. Grasslands have dark rich soil. fires are very common because it is all grass and plants
4. Barn owls communicate with very odd "voices" it is screeching, and annoying!!? Yes very annoying
5. Their wingspan is in between 107-110 centimetres long.
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