Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Bubo bubo

Angela Maria Russo - Gufo Reale - Eagle Owl - Mixed on Magnani paper.

The Eagle Owl is a large and powerful bird, smaller than the Golden Eagle but larger than the Snowy Owl. It is sometimes referred to as the world’s largest owl.
The Eagle Owl has a wingspan of 138 – 200 cm and measures 58 – 75 cm long. Females weigh 1,75 – 4,5 kg and males weigh 1,5 – 3,2 kg. in comparison, the Barn Owl weighs about 500 grams.

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