What is the most common owl in Washington State? Barred Owls can be found year-round in most lowland and montane forests throughout Washington. They are believed to be most common in western Washington and on either side of the Cascades.
What kind of owls are found in Washington State?
- Barn Owl.
- Barred Owl.
- Boreal Owl.
- Burrowing Owl.
- Flammulated Owl.
- Great Gray Owl.
- Great Horned Owl. [en español]
- Long-eared Owl. [en español]
Are there Barred Owls in Washington State? The Barred Owl is primarily a bird of eastern and northern U.S. forests and is a recent arrival to Washington.
What owl makes hoo hoo sound? Great Horned Owls advertise their territories with deep, soft hoots with a stuttering rhythm: hoo-h’HOO-hoo-hoo. The male and female of a breeding pair may perform a duet of alternating calls, with the female’s voice recognizably higher in pitch than the male’s.