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    • grand-duc d'Amérique
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    • Ñacurutú
    • Búho cornudo
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    • Bubo virginianus
    • Bubo magellanicus
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    • Great Horned Owl
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Recent observations

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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juancruzado

Date

August 31, 2014 01:08 PM CDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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elphick

Date

July 24, 2015 09:40 PM EDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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maractwin

Date

July 21, 2015 12:19 PM EDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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nhmordenana

Date

July 20, 2015 06:01 PM PDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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nhm_nature

Date

July 12, 2015

Description

Observation and photo Richard Selzer.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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cspnl

Date

July 19, 2015 09:12 AM PDT

Description

Sleepily perched in Coral Tree and looking over lawn where California ground squirrels, cottontail rabbits, snakes and lizards have been observed on previous visits.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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mikaelb

Date

July 18, 2015 09:13 AM CDT

Description

This is one of two juveniles (most likely siblings) that were in this immediate area around the pond.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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mikaelb

Date

July 17, 2015 10:42 AM CDT

Description

Taken while scouting the Nalle Bunny Run with Lee Burton for a future Bird Language mapping exercise. We spotted this juvenile Great Horned Owl and were able to observe it without scaring it away.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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discoverycamp

Date

July 14, 2015 11:05 AM EDT

Description

Frank s. Edward n.
Eats opossums, snakes, mice, other owls and scorpions.
Lives in forests

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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jessicaw

Date

June 20, 2015

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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cwood

Date

July 5, 2015 08:38 AM PDT

Description

Juvenile Great horned owl. Adult also nearby and heard the screech of another juvenile. Near Packsaddle Creek, south of Valemount, BC

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Date

May 29, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The Great Horned Owl, (Bubo virginianus), also known as the Tiger Owl, is a large owl native to the Americas. It is an adaptable bird with a vast range and is the most widely distributed true owl in the Americas.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.