Barn Owls are resident throughout much of the U.S., except for some northern and central portions. It is a cosmopolitan species, occurring on six continents. The population is declining. More information: Bent Life History. Visit the Bent Life History for extensive additional information on the Barn Owl.
Owl (Barn) Of the five species of owl which breed in Britain the barn owl is becoming much less common generally - and in some places, rare. A recent report suggested that there might be between 4,000 - 5,000 pairs of barn owls living in the British Isles.