Interesting Things About Strix varia!

barred owl

1.  Barred Owls got their name from the striped pattern on their chest
2.  In Arabic culture, owls are seen as evil creatures, due to their connections in  
3.  In western culture, owls are seen as wise creatures.
4.  In the Pacific Northwest, not only do barred owls displace spotted owls, but  
     they can also mate with them, creating hybrid owls.
5. The Barred Owl has brown eyes, unlike most other species who have yellow
     colored eyes.
6. To hear the Barred Owl’s call, click here. And click on "song."
7. To learn how to build a nest box for an owl, click here.


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