A small number of pairs of eagle owls are known to breed in Britain. While the origin of these birds is difficult to prove with certainty, there is no evidence that birds other than from released stock, or their offspring, have bred in Britain in recent times.
Size, habitat and diet
Weight: M: 2.3kg F: 3.3kg
World distribution: C&S Europe, N&C Asia
Habitat: Forest, woodland, farmland
Diet: Mammals (Water Vole through Hare) and birds (Jay through Mallard), mostly at night
The Eagle Owl: The Lord of the Night (New Atlantis)