The owl most often seen in Central Park is the Great Horned Owl and second is the Barred Owl.
Much loved, Barry the Barred Owl lived in Central Park for ten months beginning October 2020. Unfortunately, she was killed in a collision with a Central Park Conservancy van on August 6, 2021.
On January 27, 2021 we had a Snowy Owl in Central Park for the first time in 130 years!
February 23,2024 Sad news: Flaco, the Eurasian eagle owl discovered missing from the Central Park Zoo after his exhibit was vandalized a year ago, has died after a collision with a building on West 89th Street in Manhattan.
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