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Bird of Prey Flying Display

Located at the Bird of Prey Centre. You can come face to face with the magnificent bald eagle and beautiful owls.

Available April to September

(weather dependant).

Ural Owl

Strix uralensis

The Ural owl is classed as an ‘earless owl’ and is closely related to other owls such as the great grey owl and the tawny owl.

measurements

Measurements

Size: 50 - 62cm
Weight: Male – 500 - 950g, Female – 570 - 1300g

habitat

Habitat

The Ural owl usually inhabits forests, woodlands and wetlands. They are most active at dawn and dusk and are often seen near human dwellings.

diet

Diet

They feed mainly on small mammals such as voles, squirrels and hares but will also eat frogs, beetles and small birds. They can detect prey 20 – 30cm under snow!

behaviour

Breeding

They nest in hollow trees or the old twig nests of other large birds. Around 2 to 3 eggs are incubated by the female for around 28 days. The male will help to feed the young.

threat

Conservation

Ural owls are not endangered in the wild as their population is very large and has a wide range.

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