Barred Owl

I found a Barred owl while on a walk. This is the second owl species I found this year. Their diet consist of rodents, rabbits, small owls and sometimes birds. The Barred owl has only one natural predator, which is the Great Horned owl. The Great Horned owl and the Barred owl share the same habitat, so if a Great Horned is nearby the Barred owl will move to a different part of it’s territory.

They are also very territorial and are aggressive to intruders when nesting and raising their young. They make a cool call that is 8-9 notes. Their call sounds like “Who cooks for you” and “Who cooks for you all”.

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Published by PalmerLakeNature

I am a nature-loving teen who photographs all the cool nature in Minnesota and around the world. My goal is to share my passion for the outdoors with others. I was an Outdoor Education Intern at Mississippi Gateway Regional Park in the summer of 2022 where I helped with the summer educational programs. I am also active with the Best Buy Teen Tech Center where I do coding, graphic design, photography, and 3D printing. A few of my photos have been published in a newsletter by the Minneapolis Parks Foundation. Minneapolis Parks and Rec has also published my nature photos on their Facebook page. Current Equipment: Canon 90D, Tamron 100-400mm Lens

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