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Strigidae - Typical Owls

There are around 190 species of owl in this family. They are found in all parts of the world, except Antarctica. They are found in a variety of habitats. Owls in this family have sharp, hooked bills; large, forward-facing eyes; big heads; round faces; flexible necks; long bodies; sharp talons; and soft, thick feathers.



 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Strigiformes
 Family: Strigidae