OWL CALLS

Owls are often notoriously secretive so not easy to find. However, some species like tawny owl and little owls are very vocal and with a bit of practice you may be able to identify what owl you are hearing - this guide may help you.

 

BARN OWL

barn owl contact call
barn owl adult
barn owl chick begging

TAWNY OWL

tawny owl adult hoot
tawny owl female kee-wick
tawny owl male territorial call
tawny owl pair calling
tawny owls fighting
tawny owl fledgling

LITTLE OWL

little owl adult contact call
little owl male territorial call
little owl alarm call
little owl disturbed call

LONG-EARED OWL

long-eared owl female
long-eared owl male
long-eared owl wing clap
long-eared owl fledgling

SHORT-EARED OWL

short-eared owl male
short-eared owl female
short-eared owl wing clap

Look for more information on British owls on Wild Owl Nature Diaries You Tube channel.

BARN OWL

barn owl contact call
barn owl adult
barn owl chick begging

TAWNY OWL

tawny owl adult hoot
tawny owl female kee-wick
tawny owl male territorial call
tawny owl pair calling
tawny owls fighting
tawny owl fledgling

LITTLE OWL

little owl adult contact call
little owl male territorial call
little owl alarm call
little owl disturbed call

LONG-EARED OWL

long-eared owl female
long-eared owl male
long-eared owl wing clap
long-eared owl fledgling

SHORT-EARED OWL

short-eared owl male
short-eared owl female
short-eared owl wing clap

Look for more information on British owls on Wild Owl Nature Diaries You Tube channel.

BARN OWL

barn owl contact call
barn owl adult
barn owl chick begging

TAWNY OWL

tawny owl adult hoot
tawny owl female kee-wick
tawny owl male territorial call
tawny owl pair calling
tawny owls fighting
tawny owl fledgling

LITTLE OWL

little owl adult call
little owl male territorial call
little owl alarm call
little owl disturbed call

LONG-EARED OWL

long-eared owl female
long-eared owl male
long-eared owl wing clap
long-eared owl fledgling

SHORT-EARED OWL

short-eared owl male
short-eared owl female
short-eared owl wing clap

Look for more information on British owls on Wild Owl Nature Diaries You Tube channel.

EUROPEAN EAGLE OWL

european eagle owl male
european eagle owl female
european eagle owl alarm call

This species is included because 'pet' eagle owls regular escape from captivity in towns & cities and these birds will commonly call at night. 

Look for more information on British owls on Wild Owl Nature Diaries You Tube channel.