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The Barn owl is a medium-sized, light-colored owl with a distinctive heart-shaped face. It has black eyes. It is an owl of 33-39 centimeters and with a wingspan of 85-93 centimeters. The female weighs more than the male, namely 330-460 g.
It is one of the world’s most widespread bird species, which breeds on all continents, with the exception of Antarctica. Denmark is the northernmost range of the species. Todays stamp showing the Barn owl, is from Cape Verde and issued in 1981.