The owl is the only bird that can look at something with both eyes.
Those who investigate haunted houses look first for barn owls in the attic. They deliver some pretty eerie shrieks and hisses.
A barn owl hears so well because its face is like a TV dish antenna. Its whole head is a sound collector.
If you see an owl perched on a power pole, it could just be a plastic scare owl. The power people put them there to scare off other birds that might want to sit on the poles.
The “horns” on the great horned owl are really feathers.
Great horned owls lay round eggs.
The eyes of a snowy owl are as big as yours or mine.
Florence Nightingale carried around a pet owl in her pocket.
Among great horned owls, it’s the female that hoots baritone; the male hoots soprano...to prove it wasn’t poisoned.
Surprisingly enough, St. Patrick was not Irish. He was born in Wales, but when he was about sixteen he was captured by Irish raiders and taken as a slave to Ireland.