Owl Sound Recordings Ames IA

Local resource for owl sound recordings in Ames, IA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to owl sound recordings, owl song recordings, and owl bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting owls, owl feeders, owl types, and owl descriptions.

Boone Hobbies
(515) 432-2361
804 Story Street
Boone, IA
 
Evergreen Gardens
(515) 232-7633
6036 George Washington Carver
Ames, IA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Earl May Nursery & Garden Center
(515) 432-5941
1504 S Marshall St
Boone, IA

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Major Art & Hobby Center
(563) 323-9042
201 E 2nd St
Davenport, IA
 
Curt Bacon Body Shop & Hobby
(515) 576-0202
1710 5th Ave South
Ft Dodge, IA
 
Holub Garden & Greenhouses Inc
(515) 232-4769
22085 580th Ave
Ames, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Hilltop Greenhouses Inc
(515) 275-2229
991 222nd Dr
Ogden, IA

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Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(319) 233-3023
2711 Crossroads Blvd
Waterloo, IA
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(515) 953-1023
1160 E Army Post Rd
Des Moines, IA
 
Hobby Corner
(319) 338-1788
1700 South First Avenue
Iowa City, IA
 
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Barred Owl

Barred Owl

Strix varia L 21" (53cm)

Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions.

Listen to a barred owl.

The classic "eight hooter," the barred owl lives in old forests and woods along rivers, swamps, and lakes. The nest is typically in a deep hollow in a dead tree but is sometimes in old crow or hawk nests. It feeds on small mammals and invertebrates, frequently sharing a territory with red-shouldered hawks. The call, perhaps the most famous among North American owls, consists of eight sharp hoots, almost always written as who-cooks-for-you who-cooks-for-you-alllll , the last note slurred and dropping. They also give a variety of clucks, whistles, barks, and bill snapping noises, especially when an observer is near the nest. Rarely seen, it is sometimes heard calling during the day in spring. The most frequent daytime call is the last note of the common vocalization, the hoo-alll , given once or twice. Barred owls are more common than most people think but their dependence on old forests and riparian habitat makes them vulnerable.

This sound file requires RealPlayer . Bird song courtesy of Lang Elliott, NatureSound Studio . ...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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