|Species:|| Strix aluco|
Tawny owls are have tawny brown back, wings and underparts, with the underparts being slightly paler, dark barring everywhere. Their bill is a yellowy-brown, their eyes dark.
Tawny owls feed on other birds, small mammals such as mice, and invertebrates.
Tawny owls are found in most of Europe, excluding Ireland. They are also found in the north of Africa.