The Evolution Of The Owl

By Jasmin Delacruz

There are lots of Genus of the owl but two of the common genus are Tyto tenebricosa owls and the Tyto manusi. The first known ancestor of owls and birds is the Archaeopteryx. There are around 200 different owl species around the world.

This is a Tawny Owl

Most Likely the first owls would be have lived in warm areas near water. Owls can turn their head 270 degrees. The color of owl’s feathers helps them blend into their environment other know as "Camouflage".

Owls are nocturnal and only come out at night, usually to eat.
These are two owls mating, the owl lays between one and thirteen eggs

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