Scientific Name: Strix varia
Range: Eastern North America
Habitat: Heavily wooded areas
Diet: Carnivores, small mammals
Life Span: The oldest Barred Owl on record was 24 years old.
Description: Large birds with rounded head and tails. Their eyes are large and nearly black. They have striped patterns on
Family Life: Mating pairs will often times use nest boxes to raise their young. Adult owls don’t migrate, in fact they hardly travel from where they live. They usually stay within a 10 mile radius of their home.
Status in the Wild: Low Concern
The Zoo is now CLOSED for the season.
We will open for the season on Saturday, March 30, 2019, weather permitting.
Open Daily: closed to closed
Weekends: closed to closed
Seniors (Age 62+): $7.00
Children (Ages 1 to 12): $5.00