. A popular handbook of the ornithology of the United States and Canada, based on Nuttall's Manual. Birds; Birds. BARRED OWL. HOOT OWL. SVRXEOI XEBLXOSUM. Char. Above, brown barred, spotted, and striped with dull gray or tawny ; below, similar colors of paler tints; face, gray stripes; tail barred ; iris brownish black ; bill yellow. Length 19J4 to 24 inches. Easily distinguished from all other species by its dark eyes. ^Vesi. Usually in a hollow tree, but often a deserted nest of Crow or Hawk is re-lined and used. Bggs. 2-4; white and nearly spherical; 1.95 X 1.65. This species inhabits the n

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. A popular handbook of the ornithology of the United States and Canada, based on Nuttall's Manual. Birds; Birds. BARRED OWL. HOOT OWL. SVRXEOI XEBLXOSUM. Char. Above, brown barred, spotted, and striped with dull gray or tawny ; below, similar colors of paler tints; face, gray stripes; tail barred ; iris brownish black ; bill yellow. Length 19J4 to 24 inches. Easily distinguished from all other species by its dark eyes. ^Vesi. Usually in a hollow tree, but often a deserted nest of Crow or Hawk is re-lined and used. Bggs. 2-4; white and nearly spherical; 1.95 X 1.65. This species inhabits the n
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. A popular handbook of the ornithology of the United States and Canada, based on Nuttall's Manual. Birds; Birds. BARRED OWL. HOOT OWL. SVRXEOI XEBLXOSUM. Char. Above, brown barred, spotted, and striped with dull gray or tawny ; below, similar colors of paler tints; face, gray stripes; tail barred ; iris brownish black ; bill yellow. Length 19J4 to 24 inches. Easily distinguished from all other species by its dark eyes. ^Vesi. Usually in a hollow tree, but often a deserted nest of Crow or Hawk is re-lined and used. Bggs. 2-4; white and nearly spherical; 1.95 X 1.65. This species inhabits the northern regions of both the old and new continent, but with this difference, as in the Bald Eagle, that in the ancient continent it seldom w-anders be- yond the Arctic circle, being found no farther to the south than Sweden and Norway: while in .\merica it dwells and breeds at least in all the intermediate region from Hudson's Bay to Florida, being considerably more numerous even than other species throughout the swamps and dark forests of the South-. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859; Chamberlain, Montague, 1844-1924. Boston, Little, Brown

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