If you are a fan of Harry Potter, then you will certainly fall in love with the bird which has inspired today’s collection. This creature featured as the trustworthy messengers of wizards and witches in the Harry Potter world. Yes, you are right. We are talking about owls. Today we bring you a collection of free printable owl coloring pages.
There are about 200 species of owls in the world, some as white as Harry Potter’s Hedwig, while others bear different colored plumage like those of Hermione and Ron. Belonging to the order Strigiformes, Owls can be further classified into family Strigidae – true or typical and family Tytonidae, consisting of barn owls.
Their upright posture, large head, powerful vision and their ability for silent flight make them good hunters. Their preys are mostly small mammals like rodents, other birds and insects. Almost all species of owls are nocturnal and solitary birds. Let’s fly into the world of birds and discover more about this creature through this collection of owl coloring sheets to print.
35 Free Owl Coloring Pages Printable
Owl Teacher Gets Mad, Students Acting Bad:
When the students in the class keep making noises, the usually patient owl teacher gets mad. Pointing them with the stick and loud voice of displeasure. You must have experienced such a scenario in your class too when a teacher gets angry with the noisy classroom.
Barn Owl Flying, Food Hunting:
Barn owls make up one of the two families of owls, Tytonidae. You can easily recognize them just by looking at their faces. Their faces have heart-shaped design and they are medium to large in size. Here you can see one of the barn owls during its powerful fight.
Barn Owl With Heart-shaped Faces:
You can get a closer look at a barn owl in this illustration. From the heart-shaped faces to those powerful talons they use to firmly hold onto the branches of a tree or catch their prey. Print this coloring page and give this barn owl wonderful colors.
Bengalese Owl Or Indian Eagle Owl:
This is another species of an owl known as large horned owls. These large owls are called as horned owls because of the “horns” or tufts of feathers on their heads. Named as Indian eagle owl or Bengal eagle owl, this species of horned owl is found only in the Indian subcontinent. Their plumage is brown and grey with patches of white on the throat area mixed with black stripes.
Bulky Cartoon Owl, Looking So Round:
To add a bit of fun to this collection, here is an illustration of a cartoon owl. The way it has been drawn, the outline makes the owl look like a round ball, doesn’t it? Give your vibrant colors to this fun and an exciting coloring page.
Collared Scops Owl, Resident Of South Asia:
Collared Scops owls can be found across South Asia and are believed to be partially migratory in nature. This illustration shows a night scene, with the moon and the stars behind the owl.
Cute Female Owl With A Cute Head Bow:
Wearing a cute bow on its head, this cute female owl has specially preened her plumage to look good for this illustration. You can clearly see there are no ruffled feathers visible on her personage.
Posing For The Camera, Cute Owl’s Photographic Drama:
It was a day to remember for the photographer as they were taking pictures of this cute owl. The owl went on giving several cute poses, like this cute one, making everyone fall in love with the bird. Print this coloring page and remember to highlight all the great features of this hardworking and natural model bird.
Easy Owl For You To Color:
For those just starting out to experiment with coloring, here is an easy illustration for you. With the simple outline and sparse details, you can find it easy to color this horned owl species. Make sure you color inside the lines.
Elf Owl, The Smallest Owl:
Belonging to the family Strigidae, Elf owl is the smallest owl as well as the lightest owl among all owl species. Found in the southwestern United States and Mexico, Elf owl reach up to 14.5 cm in length. Look at this one perched on a tree branch.
Great Gray Owl, The Largest Owl:
Spread across the Northern Hemisphere, the Great Gray owl, also spelled as Great Grey owl has several other names by which it is known in different regions, like the bearded owl, sooty owl among others. Give this fellow perched atop a wooden stump different shades of colors.
Halloween And Owl, Scary And Fowl!
Being a nocturnal bird and a reputation for being spooky, owls are one of the favored birds or animals for Halloween. This illustration makes the bird look creepy against the midnight moon and floating scary clouds. Add more mystery and spooky feel to this coloring page by printing and filling it with dark, mystifying colors.
Horned Owl, Owls With “Horns”:
The Horned owls are part of the family, Strigidae. As illustrated earlier with Bengalese owls, horned owls are called as such because of the tuft of hair on their heads that resemble horns. Apart from the Indian eagle owls, there are other horned owls like the American horned owls and Old World eagle owls.
Night Owl, Burning The Midnight Oil:
Since most owls are nocturnal, meaning they are active during the night and tend to rest during the day, the meaning of being a night owl is a reference to someone who tends to be awake at night. Illustrating this concept is this sketch of an owl in the night perched on the moon.
Northern Pygmy Owl, North American Owl:
One of the small owls is the Northern Pygmy owl, which is not bigger than 17 cm in length. You can see three of them in this illustration. When you start to color, be sure to give them gray to brownish-gray in color with their heads in white. They are native to North America – Mexico, the United States, and Canada.
“O For Owl” Coloring Page:
It’s time now for the English alphabet lesson and the letter we are going to be studying is, you guessed it right, it’s the letter “O”. So, here is the “O for Owl” coloring page with a fun illustration of a happy and jovial owl. With this coloring page, get your coloring as well as the English lesson on point.
Owl Coloring Page For Kids:
For the young ones among you with very little experience of coloring, this simple and easy illustration is a good place to fine-tune your coloring lessons. Give this bewildered-looking owl, simplistic colors.
Owl Coloring Page For Preschoolers
While the earlier illustration let somewhat experienced kids hone their coloring skills, this coloring page is for the preschoolers. A fun illustration with an owl that is spreading its wings and even lifting one of its feet.
Designer Owl Coloring Page:
This owl illustration comes with a skilled design. You can see minute details on this coloring page. When you begin coloring this owl, be sure to highlight all the intricate designs in this illustration, including the flower with the leaf on the branch.
Owl So Wise, Has A Message So Nice:
Giving you a wise message, this cool owl is advocating the importance of being a good listener. The owl relays this message with the help of poetry. Give life to the illustration and the wise message using different colors.
Owl With Wings Spread Wide:
With its wings spread as wide as possible, this illustration showcases how an owl looks with both its wings spread open. Print this coloring page and make this illustration shine with your coloring skills.
Intricately Illustrated Owl Coloring Page:
Here’s another detailed illustration featuring an owl with intricate design. The different parts of the bird have been beautifully highlighted using different shapes and designs. Even the tree branch is shaded realistically.
Would You Like Some Owl Cupcake?
Incorporating an owl in one of the most popular desserts. As cute as cupcakes already are, with this owl decoration on them, the cuteness quotient has increased manifold. What color do you reckon this cupcake is going to be? The choice is in your hands.
Owl From Winnie The Pooh:
One of the characters from A. A. Milne’s Winnie The Pooh, Owl is an expert on most things, or at least it believes so. Because often he is mistaken about his knowledge, on things he thinks are right. You can see by the illustration he looks learned, doesn’t he?
Owl Perched On A Mug:
What a lovely sight this is, isn’t it? A small owl perched on a small mug. This one is also a species belonging to the horned owls. Print this coloring page and give the illustration much needed splash of colors.
Owl Sitting On A Book:
It’s not a bookworm but this could be a “bookowl”. This owl seems to like reading books. Or maybe it just wants to sit prettily on a firm book. Print the coloring page and give both the book and the owl some wonderful colors.
Parent Owl With Little Owl Kids:
What do we have here? It’s a family portrait. But unlike your family portrait, this one is a picture of an owl parent with the little owls. They are having their storytelling sessions at the moment. All the baby owls are listening so attentively. It must be a captivating story.
Multiple Owls Illustration Coloring Page:
When you love an owl, there is never too much owl. So, here you have multiple owls aligned in multiple rows. Give each one of these owls a different set of color combinations to make this poster a burst of colors.
Professor Owl Coloring Page:
If the teacher at the beginning of this collection looked agitated and irritated, the professor owl on this coloring page is delivering a serious lecture. A strict professor, all his students make sure to stay alert and attentive during his lecture.
Realistic Owl On A Tree:
After the exaggerated illustration of owls as a professor and a cupcake, this coloring page brings you a realistic owl. You can see the remarkable details of the feathers on this owl. Print this page and add realistic shades of owl colors to this illustration.
Tawny Owl Coloring Page:
Found in Eurasia is a territorial owl that is quite bulky and makes their nests in a tree hole. These owls inhabit the woodlands and are known as Tawny owl or Brown owl
Two Owls On A Single Branch:
Giving an adorable feeling are these two owls perched on a single branch. Their tilted heads towards each other make for a cute pose.
Little Owl Winks, Funny, Don’t You Think?
Being naughty and playful, this little owl is greeting you with a wink. Greet back with equal fervor by printing and filling this illustration with joyous colors.
Wise Looking Owl, Wiser Than All:
With that suited tie look, this senior owl looks every bit the wise owl he actually is. Make sure to impart an educated look to this illustration when you start coloring.
Woodsy Owl, Icon Of United States Forest Service:
The mentor of the children, Woodsy Owl acts as an icon for the United States Forest Service. Even here on this illustration, Woodsy Owl is spreading awareness about environment conservation.
On that note of conservation, we have come to the end of this interesting collection of owl coloring pictures to print. I hope it was fun hanging out with these cute, nocturnal and adorable birds, often misunderstood by people. Like Woodsy Owl, you can help spread awareness about this bird among your family and friends. You can start by introducing this interesting and informative collection of owls coloring images. Maybe even plan a coloring session together.