Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>
Native range includes
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Introduced range includes
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  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -20.4 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 11.12 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail 44.22 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 93 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>
Body length (VT) min
Additional detail 32 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
average Additional detail 36 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 40 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Body mass
Additional detail 403.65 g Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
min Additional detail 430 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
average Additional detail 525 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 620 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Wingspan min
Additional detail 1.07 m Birds Animal Diversity Web  
average Additional detail 1.09 m Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 1.1 m Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Dimorphism
Additional detail female larger Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Weight
Additional detail 15 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 580 g adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>
Habitat
Additional detail freshwater habitat
  • Freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
IUCN  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail animal habitation
  • Animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cave
  • Cave
    Naturally formed, subterranean open area or chamber.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000067
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail city Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail clay
  • Clay
    A group of hydrous aluminium phyllosilicate (phyllosilicates being a subgroup of silicate minerals) minerals (see clay minerals), that are typically less than 2micrometres in diameter. Clay consists of a variety of phyllosilicate minerals rich in silicon and aluminium oxides and hydroxides which include variable amounts of structural water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002982
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cliff Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail crevasse Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cultivated habitat
  • Cultivated habitat
    A geographical feature modified by humans by the preparation of the land, usually for the purposes of growing crops.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000113
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert
  • Desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail dune Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail farm
  • Farm
    A tract of crop or grazing land, as well as the group of buildings with and often surrounding a farmhouse, including barns, sheds, and other outbuildings, used for agricultural production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000078
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest
  • Forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail garden
  • Garden
    An enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000011
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail grassland biome
  • Grassland biome
    A grassland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, an unbroken layer of grasses (Gramineae), sedges (Cyperaceae) or rushes (Juncaceae).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000177
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail heath
  • Heath
    An upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000107
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail hedge
  • Hedge
    A dense growth of shrubbery planted as a fence or boundary.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000046
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail levee
  • Levee
    An artificial slope or wall, usually earthen, which parallels the course of a river, built for the purpose of containing the river.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000178
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail meadow
  • Meadow
    A habitat of rolling or flat terrain where grasses predominate. Typically, what is called a meadow has more biodiversity than a grassland as the former contains not only grasses but a significant variety of annual, biennial and perennial plants.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000108
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oceanic island
  • Oceanic island
    An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pasture
  • Pasture
    Grassland used for grazing of ungulate livestock as part of a farm or ranch.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000266
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plantation
  • Plantation
    An intentional planting of a crop, on a large scale, usually for uses other than cereal production or pasture. The term is currently most often used for plantings of trees and shrubs. The term tends also to be used for plantings maintained on economic bases other than that of subsistence farming.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000117
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plateau
  • Plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river bank
  • River bank
    The sloping margin of a river, serving to confine it to its natural channel.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000143
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline marsh
  • Saline marsh
    A marsh whose water contains a considerable quantity of dissolved salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000054
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna
  • Savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail scrubland
  • Scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shrubland biome
  • Shrubland biome
    A shrubland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, dense groups of shrubs.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000176
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail silage
  • Silage
    A fermented, high-moisture forage that can be fed to ruminants.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00003030
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail warehouse Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Foraging Habitat
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Primary Diet
Additional detail preys upon or scavenges vertebrates adult Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Aztec Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Bird Hawks GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Brewer's Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Broad-eared Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Brown Long-eared Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Buzzard GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Carnus hemapterus GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Cottontail Rabbits GloBI  
Additional detail Deer Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Earless Owls GloBI  
Additional detail Eurasian Eagle-owl GloBI  
Additional detail Eurasian Shrew GloBI  
Additional detail Golden Eagle GloBI  
Additional detail Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids GloBI  
Additional detail Great Horned Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Hazel Dormouse GloBI  
Additional detail Hispid Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Kangaroo Rats GloBI  
Additional detail Lanner Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Long-tailed Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Mammals GloBI  
Additional detail Meadow Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Nelson's Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Goshawk GloBI  
Additional detail Northwestern Crow GloBI  
Additional detail Pacific Flying Fox GloBI  
Additional detail Peregrine Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Pocket Gophers GloBI  
Additional detail Polynesian Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Red Kite GloBI  
Additional detail Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Strigiphilus GloBI  
Additional detail Tawny Wood Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Weasels GloBI  
Additional detail Western Meadowlark GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Aztec Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Brewer's Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Broad-eared Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Brown Long-eared Bat GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Cottontail Rabbits GloBI  
Additional detail Deer Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Eurasian Shrew GloBI  
Additional detail Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids GloBI  
Additional detail Hazel Dormouse GloBI  
Additional detail Hispid Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Kangaroo Rats GloBI  
Additional detail Long-tailed Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Mammals GloBI  
Additional detail Meadow Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Nelson's Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Northwestern Crow GloBI  
Additional detail Pacific Flying Fox GloBI  
Additional detail Pocket Gophers GloBI  
Additional detail Polynesian Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Western Meadowlark GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Azara's Grass Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Aztec Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Barn Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Barn Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Brewer's Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Broad-eared Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Brown Long-eared Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Brown-throated Parakeet GloBI  
Additional detail Buller's Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Bunny Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Buzzard GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Carolina Shrew GloBI  
Additional detail Chilean Shrew Opossum GloBI  
Additional detail Chiriqui Brown Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Common Degu GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Cowan's Shrew Tenrec GloBI  
Additional detail Cryptic Sand Frog GloBI  
Additional detail Deer Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Box Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Screech Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Eurasian Eagle-owl GloBI  
Additional detail Eurasian Shrew GloBI  
Additional detail Galápagos Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Golden Eagle GloBI  
Additional detail Golden Hamster GloBI  
Additional detail Grant's Golden Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Gray Mouse Opossum GloBI  
Additional detail Great Horned Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Hawaiian Goose GloBI  
Additional detail Hazel Dormouse GloBI  
Additional detail Hispid Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Honey Possum GloBI  
Additional detail Hottentot Golden Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Jay GloBI  
Additional detail Lanner Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Large-eared Tenrec GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Lemur GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Naked-backed Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Little Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Long-tailed Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Marsh Rabbit GloBI  
Additional detail Meadow Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Mediterranean House Gecko GloBI  
Additional detail Merida Small-eared Shrew GloBI  
Additional detail Mexican Free-tailed Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Monito Del Monte GloBI  
Additional detail Myers' Grass Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Naked-rumped Tomb Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Nelson's Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Goshawk GloBI  
Additional detail Northwestern Crow GloBI  
Additional detail Pacific Flying Fox GloBI  
Additional detail Patagonian Opossum GloBI  
Additional detail Peregrine Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Pgymy Shrew GloBI  
Additional detail Plains Harvest Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Plains Spadefoot GloBI  
Additional detail Plains Viscacha Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Polynesian Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Pouched Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Purple Finch GloBI  
Additional detail Red Kite GloBI  
Additional detail Rock Dove GloBI  
Additional detail Sand Martin GloBI  
Additional detail Short-tailed Cane Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Star-nosed Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Tawny Wood Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Townsend's Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Townsend's Shearwater GloBI  
Additional detail Tucu-tucu De Los Talares GloBI  
Additional detail Wagner's Bonneted Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Western Meadowlark GloBI  
Additional detail White-tailed Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail White-tailed Mouse GloBI  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Buzzard GloBI  
Additional detail Eurasian Eagle-owl GloBI  
Additional detail Golden Eagle GloBI  
Additional detail Great Horned Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Lanner Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Goshawk GloBI  
Additional detail Peregrine Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Red Kite GloBI  
Additional detail Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Tawny Wood Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Weasels GloBI  
Elevation max
Additional detail 1,030.8 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
median Additional detail 107.7 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
mean Additional detail 256.2 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
standard deviation Additional detail 283.5 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
Sample Size Additional detail 30 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
Sample Size Additional detail 30 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
Sample Size Additional detail 30 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
Sample Size Additional detail 30 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
min Additional detail 6.8 m Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>
Nest type
Additional detail cavity
  • Cavity
    The nest is placed in a cavity with a narrow/protected entrance.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nestCavity
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Developmental Mode
Additional detail altricial
  • Altricial
    Parent(s) provide food and thermoregulation (e.g., passerines).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/altricial
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Foraging time
Additional detail Nocturnal Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Parental care
Additional detail pair provides care
  • Pair provides care
    Both parents feed and nurture offspring.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/parentalCarePair
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 6 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Log10 productivity
Additional detail -0.384 Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Litters per year
Additional detail 2 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Total life span max
Additional detail 34 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 1.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 1.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Growth rate
Additional detail 0.17 per day AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 33 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 4.9 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 1.8 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>
Invasive in
Additional detail Seychelles Global Invasive Species Listings  
Conservation status
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
Not invasive in
Additional detail Albania Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Algeria Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail American Samoa Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Andorra Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Angola Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Argentina Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Australia Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Austria Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Bahamas Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Bahrain Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Bangladesh Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Belarus Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Belgium Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Belize Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Benin Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Bermuda Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Bolivia Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Bosnia-Hercegovina Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Botswana Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Brazil Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Bulgaria Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Burkina Faso Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Burundi Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Cambodia Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Cameroon Global Invasive Species Listings  
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Data about <i>Tyto alba</i>
Migratorystatus
Additional detail nonmigratory
  • Nonmigratory
    Does not make seasonal movements between breeding and wintering grounds.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nonmigratory
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  

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