559 Owl

The Owls are a group of 200 existing birds of prey species belonging to the order Strigiformes. They have a flat face, large forward-facing eyes with a facial disc around each eye, a hawk-like beak, and ear holes. Different types of owls are of different sizes - from 15.5 cm Elf Owl to 70 cm Great Grey Owl. Owls are found on all continents except Antartica. They are solitary and nocturnal.