Definition of barred owl in English:

Share this entry

barred owl

Entry from US English dictionary


Large gray-brown North American owl with brown eyes and a barred pattern across the chest.
  • Strix varia, family Strigidae
Example sentences
  • Within Myrtle Grove, the forest along Mattawoman Creek is home to the barred owl, various songbirds, wood ducks, and other waterfowl.
  • Under the Carolina Raptor Center's Project Barn Owl, nest boxes are being set up around Charlotte, North Carolina, to lure both barn owls and barred owls.
  • The mature forest along Mattawoman is home to the barred owl and vibrantly colored songbirds.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.