Perched on an old oil derrick in the middle of the lake. The people are quite a ways from it, as is the sailboat. The boat passed near the derrick without disturbing the owl.
in Long Barn, Malheur NWR
Juvenile Great Horned Owl
Not the best photo - only one that I could get!
Seen calling in the trees behind the house to a second owl further in the woods.
Calling to each other, saw them.
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.