A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Barred Owl

Strix varia

Description:

medium sized owl that on the Oregon coast has pushed out the native spotted owl

Habitat:

edge of road in forested area - during the rain, they hide under the canopy at the edge of the road watching for prey

Notes:

One of the pair appears to be hybrid between the two species, but is usually out of range of my headlights

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

Comments

KarenSaxton
Spotted by
KarenSaxton

Oregon, USA

Lat: 43.18, Long: -124.25

Spotted on Jan 18, 2018
Submitted on Jul 30, 2018

Related Spottings

Tawny Owl / Brown Owl Barred Owl Barred owl Barred Owl

Nearby Spottings

cinnabar moth Spotted Tussock Moth Stilt bug hover fly