Do Owls Hibernate? By Staff WriterLast Updated April 16, 2020 Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Michelle Callahan/Flickr/CC-BY-2.0 Owls do not hibernate during the winter season. Most owls stay in their habitats and continue to hunt for food in the same place year-round; the exception is the snowy owl, which migrates to warmer areas when winter comes around. ADVERTISEMENT MORE FROM REFERENCE.COM World View This Year We’re Skipping the Fireworks, and Other 4th of July Safety Tips History Why Was the Declaration of Independence Written? History 58 Years Later: What Was the Civil Rights Act of 1964? History Facts About the Louisiana Purchase That Might Surprise You History Celebrating Disability Pride Month and the History of the ADA History Mythic Months: Why Is July Named After Julius Caesar?