Eurasian Eagle Owl

Bubo bubo

With wings that can span up to six feet, the Eurasian eagle owl is one of the largest owls in the world. Its powerful yet silent wings enable this night hunter to stealthily swoop down and scoop up prey. They can even catch other birds in mid-air.

Fact File

where to see themWhere to see them: Night Hunters
lengthLength: 2 to 2.5 ft
weightWeight: 3.5 to 9 lbs
life expectancyLife Expectancy: 45 to 60 yrs
wingspanWingspan: Up to 6.5 ft
habitatHabitat: Rocky areas, woodland, and grassland
dietDiet: Mammals, such as rabbits and rodents, and birds