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    • 올빼미목
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    • Strigiformes
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    • Owls
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    • Búhos, lechuzas y tecolotes

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Recent observations

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

mazzocca

Date

June 21, 2016 02:00 PM ADT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barred Owl Strix varia

Observer

beschwar

Date

June 24, 2016

Description

My wife and I did an early morning kayak trip and were the only ones on the river. Saw a pair of these owls perched about 15' up in trees next to the water.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio

Observer

beschwar

Date

June 20, 2016

Description

Looked like it might be a juvenile; only about 6-7" tall. It has the longest ears I've seen on a screech owl before.

Photos / Sounds

What

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

don5493

Date

June 23, 2016 09:39 PM PDT

Description

I've been trying to get a picture of these beautiful animals for 7 years. We've heard them and seen them flying but I haven't been able to photograph then until tonight. Please confirm my identification.
Thanks, JD
Nikon D3100
f/5.6
1/60 sec
Focal Length 300mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

dlbowls

Date

June 23, 2016 07:54 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The first picture is an adult. The second picture is a quite adult looking juvenile that the adult was watching.

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What

Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia

Observer

asemerdj

Date

June 20, 2016 03:29 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia

Observer

lseman

Date

June 23, 2016 09:26 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Long-eared Owl Asio otus

Date

June 23, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Heard calls outside my window at 5:30am. Not 100% certain it was Long-eared, but it was hooting, one hoot at a time, "hoot", long pause, "hoot", etc.

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What

Elf Owl Micrathene whitneyi

Observer

mjskinner

Date

June 21, 2016 09:09 PM MDT

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What

Western Screech-Owl Megascops kennicottii

Observer

jay

Date

June 9, 2016 09:32 PM MDT

Description

Shot in the dark.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Barred Owl Strix varia

Observer

erinwhite8

Date

June 18, 2016

Place

Kunkel Rd. (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Owls Order Strigiformes

Observer

lastime

Date

June 21, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

Owls are a group of birds that belong to the order Strigiformes, constituting 200 extant bird of prey species. Most are solitary and nocturnal, with some exceptions (e.g., the Northern Hawk Owl). Owls hunt mostly small mammals, insects, and other birds, although a few species specialize in hunting fish. They are found in all regions of the Earth except Antarctica, most of Greenland, and some remote islands. Owls are characterized by their small beaks and wide...

No range data available.
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