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    • grand-duc d'Amérique
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    • Ñacurutú
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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

Observer

michael44

Date

August 26, 2015

Description

Photo captured at 7:34 pm.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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bethd

Date

August 25, 2015 08:54 PM CDT

Description

8 p.m. sitting on light pole at intersection to neighborhood near wooded park.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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aunty

Date

August 15, 2015

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

liapun312

Date

August 22, 2015 12:06 PM CDT

Description

I know these pictures probably aren't good enough to ID to species, but I couldn't resist :)

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

njohnson

Date

August 21, 2015 11:45 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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risleyite

Date

August 20, 2015 03:34 PM EDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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julesrd

Date

August 13, 2015 08:19 PM MDT

Description

Great horned owl, perched in a tree then flying towards camera, in Island Park, Idaho near the bank of the Snake River.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Date

August 1, 2015 12:19 PM MDT

Description

with prey item

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

fm5050

Date

July 24, 2015 11:06 AM EDT

Description

Bombay Hook NWR, DE July 24, 2015

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

ltoth

Date

May 16, 2010 07:59 AM CDT

Description

photo by Danny Brown

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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johnnybirder

Date

October 20, 2008

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No photos or sounds

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

brianjones

Date

August 4, 2015

Description

Sitting on railing along The Loop multi-use path on the Santa Cruz River

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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.