Ashy Faced Owl, by Japanese photographer, Ogawasan. Also known as the Hispaniolan Barn Owl, this is a species of owl found in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrub land and heavily degraded former forest.
Barred Hoot Owl- Originally only seen in the east, in the 20th century spread to the Pacific NW and southern California. These large stocky owls nest in tree cavities in large mature forests, often near water. Average life span in the wild 8-23 yrs..