Barred Owl  ( Chouette rayée )

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Strix varia

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General Notes

The population of Barred Owl appears to be increasing, according to a recent analysis of Christmas Bird Count and Breeding Bird Survey records conducted by National Audubon Society scientists. It is possible that the North American population has increased by as much as 86% in the last 40 years. There is sufficient data about this species to have a fairly high level of statistical confidence in this magnitude of growth.

Abundance: Uncommon Earliest observed date:  

Typical arrival date:

February 4
Breeding Status: Breeding Latest observed date:  

Typical departure date:

November 24

 

Banding Results

Year

Gillies
Lake

Hilliardton
Marsh

Mountain
Chutes

Year
Total

2003     1 1
2004     1 1