Owls were predatory birds native to Earth (PROSE: Just War) and Gallifrey. (PROSE: The Three Paths)

Owls made hooting or screeching noises and generally lived in woodland areas. (PROSE: Eater of Wasps)

Range[edit | edit source]

Earth[edit | edit source]

Owls were known to inhabit Swallow Woods. (PROSE: The Way Through the Woods)

Elsewhere[edit | edit source]

Owls also lived on Avalon. (PROSE: The Sorcerer's Apprentice)

Elystrian owls were a variant of the birds native to Elystria. (PROSE: Planet of Paradise)

History[edit | edit source]

They evolved on Earth around twelve million years BC. (PROSE: Just War)

In the 1970s, Ted Moss owned an owl. (TV: Image of the Fendahl)

An owl once tried to bite Melanie Bush's hand during her time working at a nature reserve in Scotland. (PROSE: Business Unusual)

In the early 21st century, a stuffed owl possessed by hornets nearly attacked Mike Yates in Nest Cottage, but was stopped by the Fourth Doctor. (AUDIO: The Stuff of Nightmares)

Humans brought owls with them to Heaven. At one point, Heaven was home to "entire parliaments" of owls, but by 2570, had almost completely died out. The Seventh Doctor and Bernice Summerfield brought one pair to 1980s Lincolnshire and released them. They flew over a car driven by Ace and Julian Milton. (PROSE: Love and War)

While in the form of a pigeon, Frobisher was attacked by an owl. (COMIC: The Shape Shifter)

References[edit | edit source]

Sarah Jane Smith holds her stuffed toy owl as she walks away from the TARDIS.

A stuffed toy owl was among Sarah Jane Smith's belongings when she left the TARDIS. (TV: The Hand of Fear)

The Seventh Doctor had a conversation about owls with Emil Hartung, which inspired him to design a stealth plane for Germany. (PROSE: Just War)

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