Scientific Name: Tyto alba
Appearance: Medium-sized owl with slim body and long wings. Plumage very pale, especially underside. Wings and head grey-buff. Heart-shaped face disk. Sexes alike.
Song: Female gives a drawn-out shriek, which may be repeated. Territorial call a drawn-out rattling shrrreee.
When heard: Resident, shrieks may be heard throughout the year. Males territorial calls at the beginning of the breeding season.