North Carolina Wildlife Profile – Barred Owl (N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission)
This large, fairly common owl has an admirable vocabulary of hoots and wails, which it willingly uses throughout the large tracts of woods still found in North Carolina.
All About Birds – Barred Owl (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
The Barred Owl’s hooting call, “Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you-all?” is a classic sound of old forests and treed swamps.
Barred Owl Songs and Calls (Audubon)
The rich baritone hooting of the Barred Owl is a characteristic sound in southern swamps, where members of a pair often will call back and forth to each other.
Birds of North Carolina: their Distribution and Abundance (Carolina Bird Club)
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency – Barred Owl
Owls are never easy to see but Barred Owls are easier than most because they can be active during the day.