Alba - Black Barn Owl


Name : Alba

Sex : Female

Species : Black Barn Owl - Tyto galaicops

Hatch Date : 08-05-2014



Black Barn owls in the Wild are born with a Rare Genetic Condition that make their Feathers Jet Black... The condition is called Melanism, a 100,000 to one Gene Mutation that makes them the exact opposite to Albino.

These Birds are usually killed at birth by their confused mothers....

Our Baby Black Barn Owl was born in Captivity in Belgium where both her parents are Jet Black.