BACK COUNTRY BY ROBERT ADAMS
he days are getting shorter and the nights are longer. A
barred owl makes a loud hooting call that is answered by
other owls. Some Native Americans believe the hoots come from
spirits. With their big eyes, hunting at night is possible making them
king of the night. Their diet consists mainly of small mammals, but they
will eat birds and reptiles also. They get their name by the barred stripes
on their underside, which is good camouflage in their woodland habitat.