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    My first Owl





    • Size & Shape

      Barred Owls are large, stocky owls with rounded heads, no ear tufts, and medium length, rounded tails.
    • Color Pattern

      Barred Owls are mottled brown and white overall, with dark brown, almost black, eyes. The underparts are mostly marked with vertical brown bars on a white background, while the upper breast is crossed with horizontal brown bars. The wings and tail are barred brown and white.
    • Behavior

      Barred Owls roost quietly in forest trees during the day, though they can occasionally be heard calling in daylight hours. At night they hunt small animals, especially rodents, and give an instantly recognizable “Who cooks for you?” call.
    • Habitat

      Barred Owls live in large, mature forests made up of both deciduous trees and evergreens, often near water. They nest in tree cavities. In the Northwest, Barred Owls have moved into old-growth coniferous forest, where they compete with the threatened Spotted Owl.

      all above information from: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/barred_owl/id

      and a very good hider lol.
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    Totally great shot, I would love to see a barred owl in the wild.
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    Come on over. He was out again today according to my dad.
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    that might be his home for the time being. super cool.
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    Ya every Winter sends like.
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    now you know where to go for him, I cruise around some of the historic great horned owl spots I'm familiar with when I am in their area.
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    Such cool animals. Fun to watch.
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    for sure, and they all act differently, if you ever find some burrowing owls, stick around and watch 'em, they're hilarious.
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    Awesome

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    Hey do you see the green around the trees in the background of photo number 1. Is that chromatic aberration?
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