The barred owl.
a large, North American owl (Strix varia) with bars of brown feathers across the breast
A large North American owl (Strix varia) having barred, brownish plumage across the breast, a streaked belly, and a strident, hooting cry.
(plural barred owls)
- A large American owl (Syrnium nebulosum) with dark brown transverse bars on the breast.