Species: Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)
Gender: Female
Family and Relatives: N/A
Book Appearances
Appears in: The Siege, The Shattering, The Burning, The River of Wind, Exile
A young ryb, led the burrowing squadron in the siege on the Great Ga'Hoole Tree, a member of the Ga'Hoole Tree parliament.
Sylvana, sometimes known as Sylvanaryb, is a young Burrowing Owl, or Athene cunicularia, and the ryb of the Tracking Chaw. Not much is known about her, but she is very pretty, as Soren says that he finds her legs more graceful than he has with most Burrowing Owls. She is envied by Dewlap, the former Ga'Hoolology ryb, due to the fact that she is pretty, younger, intelligent, kind, has a good singing voice, and has excellent flight skills despite being a burrowing owl.


The Siege

In the siege on the Great Ga'Hoole tree, she led the Guardians in digging their way away from the Pure Ones. She was kind and encouraging to all of them, whether or not they were Burrowing Owls. It is noted that Dewlap is jealous of her. She was also said to have a good singing voice and tought the Band a burrowing owl song.

The Shattering

It is noted that Digger has a crush on her. It is unknown if the two of them ever end up together.

The Burning

She talks when the parliament meets.

The River of Wind

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Sylvana is a kind, encouaraging teacher, and is smart, friendly, and a good flier, unlike most Burrowing Owls and much to the envy of Dewlap. She is also said to be a good singer