Barn owls feeding on a rat

Barn owls feeding on a rat

C004/9525 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 1.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Barn owls (Tyto alba) feeding on a rat. Parent feeding a nearly fully-grown young owl with a hunted rat. The young owl was raised in a coop provided on a farm in Israel. The barn owl is used by Israeli farmers as a natural pest control. Barn owls are one of the most economically valuable wildlife animals to farmers. Farmers often find these owls more effective than poison in keeping down rodent pests, and they can encourage barn owl habitation by providing nest sites.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2, adult, animal, animal behaviour, asia, asian, avian, barn owl, biological pest control, biology, bird, birds, coop, duo, eating, eco, ecological, economical, environment, environmental friendly, family, farm, fauna, feed, feeding, flying, food, hunt, hunted, hunting, israel, israeli, middle east, middle eastern, nature, night, nocturnal, ornithological, ornithology, owl, owls, pair, parent, pest control, prey, rat, rodent control, two, tyto alba, wildlife, young, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.