meaning of barred owl

barred owl meaning in General Dictionary

a big US owl Syrnium nebulosum so called through the transverse pubs of a dark brown color on breast

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  • big owl of east North America featuring its breast and stomach streaked with brown
  • a sizable US owl (Syrnium nebulosum); -- so-called from transverse bars of a darkish shade regarding the breast.

barred owl meaning in General Dictionary

a big United states owl (Syrnium nebulosum); -- so called from the transverse bars of a dark brown color on breast.


Sentence Examples with the word barred owl

One afternoon I amused myself by watching a barred owl (Strix nebulosa) sitting on one of the lower dead limbs of a white pine, close to the trunk, in broad daylight, I standing within a rod of him.

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