A Scrapbook of Bird Identifications - Owls

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Owls are unmistakable, and while mostly nocturnal, can be seen during the day.

Barred Owl

facial pattern and vertical belly streaks; call is variations on hoo-hoo-hehoo-hoo-hoo-hooaw
Great Horned Owl

female larger and more heavily marked

male; largest tufted owl, orangish face with lateral barring on breast and belly; call is variations on hoo-hoo-hoo-hehoo-hoo-hoo
Snowy Owl


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