- Barn Owl
 - Barn Owl
+5
 - Barn Owl (American)
Watch
 - Barn Owl (American)
Listen

Barn Owl Tyto alba

  • Names (45)
  • Subspecies (29)
Carl D. Marti, Alan F. Poole, Louis R. Bevier, Murray D. Bruce, David Christie, Guy M. Kirwan, and Jeffrey S. Marks
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated June 1, 2005

Sign in to see your badges

Subscribe Now For Access

Unlock thousands of full-length species accounts and hundreds of bird family overviews when you subscribe to Birds of the World. Each species account is written by leading ornithologists and provides detailed information on bird distribution, migration, habitat, diet, sounds, behavior, breeding, current population status, and conservation. An extensive multimedia section displays the latest photos, videos and audio selections from the Macaulay Library. (Browse free accounts on the home page.)

Every bird has a story. Discover them all with Birds of the World.

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber? Sign in

Recommended Citation

Marti, C. D., A. F. Poole, L. R. Bevier, M.D. Bruce, D. A. Christie, G. M. Kirwan, and J. S. Marks (2020). Barn Owl (Tyto alba), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.brnowl.01