The Barred Owl is one of the most familiar owls throughout much of Ontario. While other owls have yellow or orange eyes, the Barred Owl has dark eyes. Except for the streaked breast, most of its plumage is barred (as its name suggests), barred with dark brown on buffy gray background.
I just wanted to pass on the name of the birding mystery series to you now that I remembered They are light reading but fun for bird lovers.
A Siege of Bitterns by Steve Burrows – Ebook | Scribd
A rose is a rose all times of the year.
I have one out in the garden there,
In the deep grass out by the gray old stair
A breath of June in December drear. – Lizette Woodworth Reese (1856–1935)
I remember the first time I saw a Barred Owl, on a hike. I didn’t know what kind it was, and looked it up. Since then, I have seen others, and it’s always a thrill!
thanks for the Birder Murder series referral. Link to scribd doesn’t work (& is $13/mo after 1st month) as it’s a British title, as divulged by ref to DI lead character, but Toronto Public Library has the series, both as online & book in hand. Cheers, b
Still not getting email with photos from classes I’m in your Winter Thursday class, Thank you!
Hi Miles,Trying again to get on your email list – I’m in your Thursday Winter class- I checked my junk mail but still no luck! Thank you!