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Barn Owl
(Tyto alba)


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Barn Owl pellets

Barn Owls (along with other Owls) swallow their prey hole and regurgitate the indigestible pieces such as the fur and bones of their rodent prey.

The below photo shows a dissected Barn Owl pellet and two whole ones, there are four skulls of different rodent species contained in this one pellet.
A close up of the skull fragments and lower jawbones found in this Owl pellet is shown below.


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