Barred owl

barred owl sitting on a tree branch

Detailed Description

Barred owls (Strix varia) have expanded their geographic range from eastern to western North America. Their newly expanded range now completely overlaps that of the federally threatened northern spotted owl (S. occidentalis caurina).


Image Dimensions: 2592 x 1944

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US


Mark Musselman, National Audubon Society