Friday, September 9, 2016

Barred Owl

The Barred Owl (Scientific name - Strix varia) is a large stocky owl with a round head and no ear tufts. They are a mottled brown and white and have dark eyes. The underparts have vertical brown bars on a white background while the upper breast has horizontal brown bars. Wings are barred brown and white. They have a yellow beak. The photos were taken in June 2016 in Langley, British Columbia. The third photo is of two of this year's owlets.

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