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1 Owls Choose words from the list at the end of the page to fill in the blank spaces. Owls are _ of prey. A bird of prey is one that catches its food in its Owls hunt for their at night. A bird that hunts at night is said to be _ Owls have large eyes and a face shaped like a Some people think owls are like because they have faces like ours Owls need excellent to be able to see well by moonlight Owls have that can pick up the tiniest sounds Owls can hear their prey when it _ in the grass An owl s feathers have soft edges and make no _ when they fly Owls hunt mice and voles that are mammals called _ Owls lay white eggs in a tree or nest box Owls are often found in children s _ like Harry Potter. Use the words in this list to fill in the blanks in the page above. birds rodents hollow rustles nocturnal ears food noise feet stories wise eyesight dish

2 Barn Owl Choose from the words at the end of the page to fill in the blanks The Barn Owl is one of the most widespread birds in the _ Male Barn Owls are pure _ underneath but females have a few spots They often hunt at and dusk, this is known as crepuscular Barn Owls lay up to 6 white in a hollow tree, a farm building or nest box More than our British Barn Owls use nest boxes Barn Owls hunt road side verges for mice and _ Barn Owls are getting _ in Britain Barn Owls cannot in wet weather Road traffic _ thousands of barn owls each year Barn Owls lose nesting places when _ are changed into houses Barn Owls can nest in church and often hunt in churchyards Barn Owls have many other names including, white, silver, _, night, church, hissing and screech Use the words in this list to fill in the blanks above world rarer barns eggs ghost hunt towers half voles kills white dawn

3 Tawny Owl Tawny Owls are the most owl in Great Britain but they are not found at all in Ireland. Tawny Owls are mostly _ in colour but the colour is streaked and blotched with grey and white to make the bird very difficult to see when it is in a tree Tawny Owls are rarely seen in as they are nocturnal Tawny Owls hunt at night and have vey good in the dark. The owl that you hear _ at night is the Tawny Owl. The other British owls have different calls. They can often be heard hooting in towns and cities as gardens and churchyards make good _ places They _ and eat mice, voles and young rats, often swallowing them whole. Like all owls, Tawny Owl bring up pellets of leftover _ and fur They often hunt them by sitting on a _ and dropping on their prey from above. All owls they have soft feathers that help them to fly Tawny Owls nest in hollow _ but will also use man-made nest boxes Baby Tawny Owls leave the nest when they are still covered in down. If you find one like this it is quite safe and should be left where it is. Use these words to fill in the gaps above. common hunting silently brown bones daylight perch hooting trees catch fluffy eyesight

4 Long-eared Owl Long-eared Owls are not common in _ but are found throughout Europe, Asia and North America In winter some of the northern birds _ south to better weather A bird is said to migrate when it moves from one part of the _ to another They like to live in woodland, especially if there are plenty of trees Unlike Barn and _ Owls they do not nest in holes but use old stick nests of other birds like crows. These owls clap their _ together when trying to attract a mate They hunt by flying low over fields and _ and catching mice and voles Compared to other owls their wings are quite and narrow Their ears are not for hearing but are _ tufts to make them look bigger. In winter, they often spend the night in groups in thick which is unusual for owls Use these words to fill in the blank spaces above Tawny feather migrate meadows wings woodland long world pine Britain

5 Little Owl The Little Owl is a _ owl, as its name suggests, it is about 23cm long Their roundish bodies have brown, grey and white streaked as well as quite long legs and a stern expression! They are found in the warmer parts of, Asia and North Africa They _ insects, earthworms, frogs and some small birds and mammals Little Owls are not birds and were brought here in the 19 th Century They are seen during the day more than most owls and do not mind being seen by Birds that are in the daytime are called diurnal The like open country with mixed and farmland They make their nests in trees, piles of rocks and will use nest boxes The Little Owl is the owl of the Greek Goddess Athena Use these words to fill in the blank spaces above Small active hollow eat hedges native people Sacred feathers Europe

6 Snowy Owl Some Snowy Owls are seen in Britain most _ and it is also popular in bird of prey centres It is a very big owl with a of one and a half metres Male birds are _ than females and almost pure white. Females have less white and are streaked with brown and black to hide them when they sit on their. Because there are no trees Snowy Owls nest on the Using to hide from enemies or prey is called camouflage They live in the far north where there is nearly always some on the ground They feed on small called lemmings They are strong and can deal with Arctic storms In the winter they often _ south and this is when they are seen in Britain Use these words to fill in the blank spaces above wingspan mammals smaller snow winters colour fliers ground nest migrate

7 The Language of Owls Complete these sentences by finding and using the words in bold italic type on the previous pages. Owls are mostly seen at night because they are _ The Snowy Owl is hard to see because of its A Tawny Owl brings up a of bones and fur when it has finished eating its food. Barn Owls are said to be because they hunt at dawn and dusk The Little Owl is more _ than most owls and often seen during the day. Some Long-eared Owls south in winter to get away from the cold.

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