Owl is the common name of birds of the family Strigidae , the order of the estrigiformes or raptors night. Usually Designates species, Unlike owls , Have raised feathers looking ears.
The Dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy Described as owl is a species Clearly Bubo bubo the owl. however I Also use the word owl generically, When applied to other species, eg slogans great horned owl and caburé .
There are more than 200 kinds of owls. [ citation needed ] These birds live in almost all parts of the world, except Antarctica. They are birds of prey, Because They feed on live animals: such as fish, insects, mice, lizards and other animals. These birds are nocturnal, and can hunt in the dark. They are very careful to try to catch prey Their, They do the Slightest noise and Malthus the attack, being nocturnal birds have highly developed visual and auditory part. Their size varies by species, is the smallest owl measuring 13.5 cm
Owls are well known for being very versatile in their habitat birds. They are able to live in a variety of places, some of them surprising. The most common place to find owls are forest areas. They have a limited place that mark as its own territory, where they hide during the day and hunt predators at night.
Some species of owls are able to live in the rainforests, being well adapted to normal humidity and rain.
Popularly believed that only owls live in trees. However, they can live in the trunks of trees or beams stables, shrubs and bushes, in underground burrows, or in abandoned houses. They are able to find good shelters and dwellings.