Barred Owl near Toronto

This Barred Owl is at a conservation area near Toronto. 7 January 2017


Video: Barred Owl being mobbed by Black-capped Chickadees near Toronto on 7 January 2016

It sits on a branch beside a trail, appearing oblivious to people watching it, everyone respectful and awestruck in its presence.


At times it closed its eyes, but it was very alert to natural sounds. I've since learned that mice are being left around for it.