From southeast Alaska through north central Canada, down into central Washington, Oregon, and Idaho in the western US; in the eastern US, from the eastern Great Plains to the east coast. The northern-most populations are semi-migratory. The northwest part of this owl’s range is rapidly expanding, overlapping the range of the Northern Spotted Owl in places – in areas where both species are found, there have been incidences of hybridizing.
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