- Scientific name: Stix varia
Species: S. varia
- 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.