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Barn Owl by AmBr0 Barn Owl by AmBr0
The Barn Owl (Tyto alba) is the most widely distributed species of owl, and one of the most widespread of all birds. It is also referred to as Common Barn Owl.

The Barn Owl is a pale, long-winged, long-legged owl with a short squarish tail. Depending on subspecies, it measures about 2545 cm (9.818 in) in overall length, with a wingspan of some 75110 cm (3043 in). Tail shape is a way of distinguishing the Barn Owl from true owls when seen in flight, as are the wavering motions and the open dangling feathered legs. The light face with its heart shape and the black eyes give the flying bird an odd and startling appearance, like a flat mask with oversized oblique black eyeslits, the ridge of feathers above the bill somewhat resembling a nose.

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sakpalamey Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really well done! Barn owl, one of my favorite species among owls.
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Provod Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Such a beautyful bird.
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Kuroyo19 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love all the details! Wonderful work! :)
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Douce-Illusion Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
I have no constructive comment but I love your work please make us dream again
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Megex Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
Ah my goodness! This is really AMAZING! <3
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silvermoon442 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful!
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Light123456 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wonderful job on the shading! i love itt!!! :D
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Dozerson Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful and majestic. Though I am not sure where the light is coming from. This drawing reminds me of the book Guardians of Ga'hoole namely Sora. You did the barn owls justice. Thank you for the llama badge.
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VivianeB Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're a stunning pencil artist... words fail
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wendy-self Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful drawing! :D
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