Length: 15-20 in Wingspan: 40-45 in Weight: 1-2 lbs
Brown back with light front, streaked dark. Head round. Eyes dark.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Birdwatchers are fond of inventing clever mnemonics to describe bird calls. The Barred Owl hoots an assertive “Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you all?” in forests of the eastern and, increasingly, western US.
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