Barn Owl pictures (Tyto alba).
The Barn Owl is widespread throughout North America and the rest of the world. However it is uncommon to rare in the wild.
It is a very distinct looking owl, with a a white heart-shaped face and long legs. It also gold-brown upper parts and bars on its wings and short tail. Its stomach is whitish with small spottings. It has an upright posture and short neck. Males and females are similar in coloring. It is a small owl at 14-20 inches tall.