Barred Owl

  • Scientific name: Stix varia
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Family: Strigidae
  • Genus: Strix
  • Species: S. varia

Fun Facts

  • The barred owls hooting call, "Who Cooks For You?... Who Cooks For You All?" is a common sound heard in old forests and treed swamps.
  • The great horned owl Is the most serious predatory threat to barred owls.
  • Barred owls do not migrate.
  • Young barred owls can climb trees by using their beak and talons, flapping their wings, and walking their way up the trunk.
Barred Owl