The Eagle Owl

Our Last bird to be flown was the eagle owl, which is the largest and most powerful owl in Europe, about 69 cms (27 inches) in length. It has a large beak and enormous talons but its most noticeable features are the striking orange eyes. It has prominent ear tufts which are raised or lowered depending on its mood. The plumage is mostly mottled but with bolder streaks on the breast.