Owls of New England   


New England Owls
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Learn to recognize New England owls from photos, identification tips, and their sounds and calls. Includes information about the size, diet, and habitat of these raptors.

Some of these owls, such as the Barred Owl, are fairly common in New England. Others, like the Boreal Owl (above) are rare visitors.

Barn Owl  (Tyto alba)

Barred Owl  (Strix varia)

Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus)

Eastern Screech-Owl  (Otus asio)

Great Gray Owl  (Strix nebulosa)

Great Horned Owl  (Bubo virginianus)

Long-eared Owl  (Asio otus)

Northern Hawk Owl  (Surnia ulula)

Northern Saw-whet Owl  (Aegolius acadicus)

Short-eared Owl  (Asio flammeus)

Snowy Owl  (Nyctea scandiaca)

New England:
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,
Rhode Island, Vermont   
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