“A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke, the more he heard; Why aren’t we like that wise old bird?”
Uncommon to rare and local in varied habitats, from forests to rocky canyons, usually in rather wild areas. Active mainly at night, but can be seen hunting.
The Eurasian eagle-owl is a species of eagle-owl that resides in much of Eurasia. It is also called the Uhu and it is occasionally abbreviated to just the eagle-owl in Europe