Little owl

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The Little owl – Athene noctua is a small species of the nocturnal raptor owl Family Strigidae and the Order Strigiformes. It is found as a resident across the temperate and warmer parts of Europe, the Middle East through Central Asia to the Far East, and N Africa. In the AWB Region it is found as a dispersed resident to a more or less degree in all AWB countries except Comoros.

Type - nocturnal raptor - 
Resident Habitat - open country in many varied habitats, woodland margins, fields with hedgerows & trees,   
                               orchards, parks, gardens., semi-desert with rocky outcrops, cliffs, dunes, isolated buildings,

Order:   Strigiformes
Family:  Strigidae
Genus:  Athene

Species - Athene noctua
Little owl - Species - ebird.org
Little owl - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Little owl - Birds - suffolkwildlifetrust.org
Little owl - Species - woodlandtrust.org.uk
Little owl - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Little owl - Images - google.com
Little owl - Video - youtube.com
Little owl - Datazone - birdlife.org


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