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The happy couple was just about to exchange vows when the barn owl — which had been commissioned specifically to fly down the aisle and deliver the rings to the best man — took off from its perch near the back of the room.
This also will become the home for the screech owls, barn owls and burrowing owls.
But farmers on both sides found common ground in fostering a burgeoning population of the natural pest-eating barn owls, which had previously been in decline.
Other birds that can be attracted to birdhouses in the San Antonio area include woodpeckers, barn owls, flycatchers, screech owls, house finches and tree ducks.
Why were the barn owls able to maintain such acute hearing throughout their lives?
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Definition of barn owl for English Language Learners
: a common kind of owl that nests in barns and other buildings
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