Very angry little owl

Very angry little owl - British Birds
The little owl is not native to the UK and was introduced in the 19th century. The little owl can be seen in the daylight, often perching on a tree branch, telegraph pole or rock. It will bob its head up and down when alarmed. In flight it has long, rounded wings, rapid wingbeats and flies with a slight undulation.
Little owls live up to their name as they are not much larger than an orange.

WHERE TO SEE THEM
Little owls can be found in England and Wales and there is a small number in southern Scotland. However they are most common in central, southern and eastern England. They like lowland farmland with hedges and copses, parkland and orchards.

WHEN CAN YOU SEE THEM?
Little owls can be seen all year round. They hunt at night and at dawn, but can be seen in the day too.

WHAT DO THEY EAT?
Small mammals and birds, beetles and worms.

HOW MANY ARE THERE?
There are about 8000-10,000 breeding pairs in the UK.
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