When I taught about birds, I specifically left out owls because I wanted to cover them in my nocturnal animal unit. I found this paper plate craft at Enchanted Learning. I used small paper plates so my kids could take their time coloring, but still get it done within a short amount of time. You could also use circles of paper if you don't have plates. I didn't cut out any beaks or feet. I don't know if it's because I'm getting lazy after doing this for years <smile> or because I want the project to be mostly done by the child, not me. Probably the latter. So I encouraged them to draw the beaks and feet.
Fun Fact: Owls cannot move their eyes. They can only look straight ahead. They also cannot turn their head completely around, like many people think. They have a range of 270 degrees.