Free Printable Owl Coloring Pages

Print and color these free printable owl coloring pages to decorate your own owl patterns and choose unique feather colors!

Big eyes and fabulous feathers–how can you not love owls? Owls are beautiful birds that instantly grab the curiosity and attention of many animal lovers.

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Owl coloring pages on pink background

If you love owls, here’s something else you can do aside from buying owl stuffed toys and other cute owl products. Work on owl coloring pages!

Most kids love being creative with watercolor and crayons. But, do you know that even adults also enjoy this wonderful, relaxing pastime? The important benefits of coloring encompass all ages. It can help maintain focus, release emotions and promote self-expression. It’s also the best way to channel your inner artist!

The best thing about these owl coloring pages is that they have simple yet fascinating designs. Every page is an adventure with colors and owl friends! Feel free to add your own personal touch to every pattern and explore many feather color combinations.


This set of 5 has different styles. Print one owl coloring page or print them all! The backgrounds are blank for easier printing, so you can add your own forest designs.

Brown owl with orange eyes sitting in tree - owl coloring pages


If there is one word that perfectly describes owls, it’s “magical.” They are regal animals generally seen as a symbol of intelligence, wisdom, and silence. They may not look like it, but these creatures are strong hunters and great thinkers. Before they act, they plan thorough strategies. A good role model for us people!

There are around 250 species of owls in the world, and they can be found on almost every continent except in Antarctica. They usually eat small mammals like mice and squirrels, but their diet may also include lizards, snakes, frogs, rabbits, and fish. Some even eat smaller owls! Great horned owls, one of the biggest owl species, may attack smaller barred owls

Excited to watch owls in their natural habitat? You can spot one during the daytime, too! Several owls are nocturnal. However, some of them are active while the sun is up. If you’re lucky, you might even see a “parliament” or group of owls. Why parliament?! Maybe because they are typically considered wise and intelligent animals. In fact, in Greek mythology, an owl often accompanies the Goddess of wisdom Athena. 

Brown and white owl sitting on tree branch - pictures of owls to color

Owls look a bit scary for some people, but they are well-loved by many, most especially farmers. Many farmers install nesting boxes within their properties, hoping that owls will move in and clean out the pests in their lands. This method is cheaper and safer compared to using poison. 

When it comes to lifespan, owls can be champions, too, particularly in the most favorable conditions. Usually, they live for only around a decade, but some have been reported to live for more than 20 years. Wild great horned owls are known to reach 19 years. Long-eared owls, on the other hand, may reach 27. In captivity, they can live much longer than that!

Amazed by the beauty of owls? It’s time to turn your love and appreciation for them into a craft! With these owl coloring pages, you can decorate feathers and admire their beauty wherever you are. I suggest working on these with kids. It can also improve their confidence, and creative and motor skills.

crayons and scissors in pile on gray background



When you download the Owl Coloring file, it will save to your computer as a PDF. Then, you can print as many as you would like.

Use regular white printer paper when you print these coloring pages. You can print one of each of the 5 choices, or print several of your favorite pages!

All 5 of these cute owl pictures have black lines, nothing in color. But you still want to be sure and print in black & white so you don’t use up your color ink.

Black and white owl pictures to color


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