The Guardians of Ga'Hoole are members of the owl society that reside within the Great Ga'Hoole Tree. One of their main purposes is to fight to protect their fellow Guardians, as well as innocent owls throughout the other owl kingdoms. Not all Guardians are warriors, however. Some have instead devoted their lives to the healing arts and other peaceful pursuits.
In the Books
- Main article: Chaws
A chaw is a squadron within the Guardians that specializes in teaching each owl a particular skill. There are nine chaws at the Guardians of Ga'Hoole Tree in the books, with an additional three in the movie. There is also a special chaw, the Chaw of Chaws, consisting of some of the best members of each chaw.