39 Owl Puns That Are A Hoot

Naomi Mackay
Apr 19, 2024 By Naomi Mackay
Originally Published on Jul 03, 2020
Owl Puns
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Ruffle a few feathers with our favourite owl puns, owl one-liners and owl jokes to make all your friends, feathered or otherwise, laugh.

After all, hoo doesn't love these birds? Be a wise old owl and have a free-for-owl with our favourite feathered funny jokes and puns about owls to tickle you.

Owls are fascinating creatures. There are around 200 different species but only five in Britain - the British barn owl, the tawny owl, the short-eared owl, the long-eared owl and the little owl.

Did you know that owls can turn their head by up to 270 degrees - almost as much as teachers! However, they can't see things up close, despite those huge eyes. And if one flies over you, you'll probably not hear it - they fly quietly, so they can catch their prey (small mammals, birds and insects) unaware.

funny jokes and puns about owls

Owl Puns

You'll hoot with laughter at at least one owl pun in our collection.

1) You're a bit of a know-it-owl.

2) He does a lot of things, he's a jack of owl trades.

3) The shop was mobbed, it was a real free-for-owl.

4) Keep talking, I'm owl ears.

5) Owl of a sudden the barn owl appeared from nowhere.

6) Hoot have thought it would be this easy?

7) I’m talon you, it wasn’t me!

8) Look hoo's talking!

9)Owl always love you.

Owl Puns

Owl One-Liners

These are the best one-liners jokes about owls we could find - hopefully you won't have heard them owl-ready!

10) Have you heard about the owl party? It was a real hoot.

11) Did you hear about the birds shopping on Black Friday? It was a real free for owl.

12) Two owls sat on a perch. One said to the other, “does this smell fishy to you?”.

13) There are two owls playing pool when one misses the shot. The other owl says “two hits”, the first owl says “two hits to who?”.

14) This spell check is rubbish! I thought a TV programme featured a superb owl, turned out it was an American Football game.

Knock-Knock Jokes

These owls make like woodpeckers and knock knock on wood!

15) Knock, Knock!

Who's there?

Baby owl.

Baby owl who?

Baby owl see you later, maybe I won't!

16) Knock, knock.

Who’s there?


Owls, who?

Yes, they do!

17) Knock knock

Who's there


Pigs who?

No owls hoo, pigs oink!

Owl Puns

Question And Answer Jokes

18) What is an owl’s dream occupation? A flight attendant.

19) Why don't owls study for tests? They'd rather wing it.

20) When does a owl say 'moo'? When it's learning a new language!

21) Why did the owl invite a bunch of his friends over? Because he didn't want to be owl by himself.

22) What did the barn owl serve at its parties? Mush 'Shrew' ms, 'Vole' au vents and 'Mice' cream!

23) What is more amazing than a talking owl?  A spelling bee!

24) What do you call an owl that has a sore throat? A bird who doesn't give a hoot!

25) What do you get if you cross a cat and an owl? Meowls

26) Why do boy owl babies take after their dad? Like feather, like son.

27) Where is an owl's favourite honeymoon destination? It's a love nest.

28) What did the accused owl say to the judge in court? I’m talon you, it wasn’t me.

29) What do you call an owl that can do magic tricks? Hoodini.

30) Why shouldn’t you tell owls your secrets? Because they are always talon everyone.

31) Why did the owl, owl? Because the woodpecker would peck 'er!

32) What do you call a baby owl that's been swimming? A moist-owlette.

Owl Puns

33)  How can you tell that owls are cleverer than chickens? Have you ever heard of Kentucky-fried owl?

34) What do you get if you cross an oyster and an owl? Pearls of wisdom!

35) What did the owl’s valentine card say? You're hootiful.

36) What's a baby owl's favourite game? Beakaboo.

37) What do you call an owl with carrots in its ears? Anything  - it can't hear you!

38) Did you hear the one about the owl? It was a real hoot.

39) What's a bird's favourite Beatles song? Owl you need is love.

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Written by Naomi Mackay

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Raised in the Home Counties, Naomi is an enthusiastic explorer of London, Beds, Herts, and Bucks, frequently accompanied by her husband and son. In addition to this, she is an avid driver, often traveling to various skateparks around the UK. Naomi is always looking for new opportunities to explore or try new activities as a family.

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