|Scientific Name||Bubo bubo bubo|
European Eagle-owl Description
- It is thought to be the darkest and most colorful of all eagle owl species.
- The southern owls are smaller than the northern subspecies.
Size & Weight
- HEIGHT (male and female) 580 mm to 710 mm
- WEIGHT: 1.63 to 2.81 kg (3.6 to 6.2 lb)
- WINGSPAN: 157 cm (5 ft 2 in)
- WING CHORD: 435–480 mm (17.1–18.9 in)
- BILL LENGTH: (male and female) 45 to 56 mm (1.8 to 2.2 in)
- WING CHORD: 455–500 mm (17.9–19.7 in)
- WINGSPAN: 5 cm (5 ft 6 in)
- WEIGHT: 28 to 4.2 kg (5.0 to 9.3 lb)
Norway, Finland, Kola Peninsula, Baltic Sea, Belgium, Norway, central Germany, Greece, Mezan River, northern Ukraine, Italy, Scandinavia
Semi deserts, rocky slopes, mountainous forests
Rabbits, roe deer, fawns, hedgehogs, farmyard cats, crabs, frogs