• Question: why do owls howel at night

    Asked by drasgon to Indi on 19 Mar 2012.
    • Photo: Indi Ghangrekar

      Indi Ghangrekar answered on 19 Mar 2012:

      Hi drasgon, it’s because they’re nocturnal – they sleep during the day and are out and about hunting small rodents at night time. When they howl or hoot at night, that’s just them communicating whilst they’re awake!

      Do you have a loud owl in your garden?