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Barred Owl (male)

Strix varia


This Barred Owl nests in our yard. The only reason I know it is a male is because I have observed him for about seven years.


Pine Flatwood


During the nesting season (mid-January to mid-March) we see them every day. We also have cameras in the nest box, as well as a video view of approach to the box. This photo was shot in the non-nest season. They visit our yard on a non-regular basis. They used to me and my camera. Sometimes they don't bother to even look toward the camera. I am boring to them, and i like that. Our Site is

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KimChampagne 10 years ago

I love these guys.....Love there songs and cackles at night

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 10 years ago

Wow, this is darling. Nice spotting!

BartVD 10 years ago

Awesome pic. Very beautiful animal.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 2012
Submitted on Aug 22, 2012

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