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Giant barn owl


Urist likes giant barn owls for their coloration.


Barn owl - Barn owl man - Giant barn owl

Alignment: Savage

· Flying · Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Egglaying · Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Child: 12,210 cm3
Adolescent: 101,750 cm3
Adult: 203,500 cm3
Food products
Eggs 3-6
Adult at: 1
Max age: 10-20
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 18-19
Fat 11-12
Brain 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 24
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide
Gizzard stone 1
This article is about the current version of DF.
A large monster in the form of a barn owl.

Giant barn owls are enlarged versions of the common barn owl, found in a variety of savage biomes. While the normal owl is as small as some species of vermin, their giant cousins are about as big as grizzly bears, though they retain the benign behavior of their normal counterparts; they spawn one at a time and do little but fly around the air. All giant barn owls are born with Legendary skill in climbing.

Giant barn owls can be captured with cage traps and trained into pets, possessing the standard value of savage giants. They are large enough to produce a good amount of returns when butchered, and can also be placed in nest boxes to lay eggs, though they aren't any better than normal barn owls when it comes to egg-laying. Giant barn owls are exotic mounts and may be seen being ridden by elves during sieges.

Some dwarves like giant barn owls for their coloration.

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