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The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time 

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Updated April 12, 2020 3.4k votes 1.2k voters 62.9k views 16 items

For this poll we've created a list of the greatest owls of all time, featuring owls you know from movies, television, video games and more. Of course your favorite cartoon owls are included, but this list doesn't only feature animated characters that can talk. If your favorite fictional owl is missing, don't be salty- just add it to the list so that other people can vote for for it too!

List characters range from Hedwig to Mr. Know It Owl. Who is the number one owl that people just can't get enough of? Scroll down and find out who the masses voted for.
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Hedwig is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
Harry Potter
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Archimedes the Owl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
The Sword in the Stone
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Owl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
Winnie the Pooh
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Big Mama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
The Fox and the Hound
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Mr. Know It Owl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
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Bubo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
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Great Owl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
Tom Islava added The Secret of NIMH
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Kaepora Gaebora is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
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Mucklolly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
rashiandruddu added From Harry Potter, Hogwarts a Mystery
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Soren is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
1hongjoy added Guardians of Ga'Hoole

Soren the leader of the Chaws of Chaws from"the Guardians of Ga'Hoole". He learnt Blacksmithing skills from Bubo and weather interpretation from Ezylryb.

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Woodsy Owl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
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Owl Jolson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
Greg Wise added
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Friend Owl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
Annie Nollette added Bambi
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Hoots the Owl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
Sesame Street, Sesame Street
15
Jareth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
mpvandew added Labyrinth
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Virgil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Owl Characters of All Time
KyoKai added Mighty Max (1990's cartoon)

 He is a scholarly owl that follows Max and helps him on his adventures.