All About Birds
Birds are warm-blooded vertebrates (animals with a backbone) that lay eggs. They are the only animals that have feathers. They have wings and a beak with no teeth. They stand, walk and run on two feet and can be found all over the world. 

A group of birds is called a flock.

Barn Owl
Barn owls are usually found in the countryside. They can be found all year round.

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Barn owls hunt at night. They eat small mammals such as voles, mice, and shrews. They eat about four small mammals each night, that's about 1,460 small mammals in a year.

Barn owls have long legs, toes, and talons (claws) to help them catch their prey. They have good eyesight but mainly use their hearing for hunting their food. A female barn owl will lay between 2 - 11 eggs. They hatch after about 31 - 32 days. Baby owls are called owlets or fledgelings. The young owlets will start to fly after two months.

Barn owls do not hoot, they screech.