Owl

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Owls are raptors, or birds of prey. There are many species in this grouping, which includes other hunters like eagles, falcons and hawks.

Unlike the other members of this family, owls are generally nocturnal, which means they are active and hunt at night. They have acute sight and hearing, and special feathers which give them an almost silent flight. This, combined with powerful beaks and talons, makes them adept hunters.