Barred owl courtship

The past two mornings between 3 and 4 AM I’ve heard a barred owl calling: “Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you all?” Yesterday morning, shortly after I heard this, I heard an animal scream, likely a rabbit taken by the owl, in the brief startled moment before death. We have since then seen the rabbit who frequents our yard, a fine fat fellow, so it wasn’t he who made the owl’s dinner. I found this on YouTube this morning, of barred owls calling:

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