EURASIAN EAGLE OWL
Europe – North Africa
micromammals – reptiles – birds
Mountain forests, arid, rocky regions
Spawn: 1-4 – Incubation: 32-35 days
The Eagel Owl is a nocturnal bird of prey and the largest European Owl. It is able to catch prey the size of a large rooster by seizing them with its powerful claws.
It is solitary and hunts at dawn and sunset. During the day, it stays in its refuge which is usually a crevice in the rocks or a hole in a tree. Strong and courageous, the Eagle Owl confronts the biggest falcons or other enemies that encounter him by chance during the day. It shows affection towards its offspring. It lays 1-4 eggs at a time.