Barred Owl Watch

Oscar and Peggy Martinez spotted this barred owl near their home in Sharon on Friday, April 12. Photo by Oscar Martinez

SHARON — Peggy Martinez was out on a stroll through the woods near her Sharon home last week when she spotted a large barred owl, sitting owlishly in a tree. The owl seemed confident that its feathers would act as camouflage, so it didn’t stir when Martinez went to get her husband, Oscar. 

He returned with his iPhone X and found the owl more or less where his wife had seen her. 

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