Definition of barred owl in English:

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barred owl

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

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.

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