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

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

sheryl_c

Date

November 16, 2014 01:00 AM PST

Description

Saw around 1am. Perched in a eucalyptus tree. Heard it calling.

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

chuckd

Date

March 8, 2014

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

DOR Adult found on highway, yucca grasslands of the Marathon Basin
N30.33127 W-103.09264
With Jeff Weigel

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No photos or sounds

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

mojavejohnson

Date

November 14, 2014 05:57 PM CST

Description

Tiercel viewed in flight.

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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bradfordgrimm

Date

November 13, 2014 12:20 PM PST

Description

Well hidden in a roost under cover.

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What

Great horned owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

japlaca_nrm

Date

November 12, 2014 06:12 AM CST

Description

Owl was on the road at Sand Canyon Dr. and flew up on the tree and sat there. Large size and brownish-gray color. They have been seen here before.

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Obviously very poor light

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No photos or sounds

What

Great horned owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

mojavejohnson

Date

November 11, 2014 06:15 AM CST

Description

Our owls are back for the winter! Although I didn't see them, I did hear two great horned owls in my yard this morning at 06:15. The one in the front yard had a slightly higher pitched call than the one in the back yard.

Although this is the fourth winter we've observed them, last winter we were able to hear them almost every morning AND evening. Also, last winter I saw and heard three individuals. It appeared to be two tiercels and one female. Let's see if the third joins them again this winter!

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

sheliahargis

Date

November 9, 2014 11:36 AM CST

Description

We were leading a Travis Audubon Introduction to Birds and Birding class. All of our students were able to see the owl very well. This is usually a reliable spot to find the owl.

We saw this bird yesterday also but it was much more hidden in the leaves of the pecan tree so no photo was possible.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

mojavejohnson

Date

the past

Description

A pair of great horned owls has been wintering in my neighborhood for the past several years.

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No photos or sounds

What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

mojavejohnson

Date

the past

Place

Zoo Miami (Google, OSM)

Description

I worked with a great horned owl many times when I worked at Miami Metro Zoo (Zoo Miami).

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

thedude

Date

July 20, 2014 07:19 PM MDT

Description

This was a pair of Great Horned Owls. See other pictures for the pair together. Seen on multiple days (7/9/14-7/21/14). They regularly patrolled this creek for food.

The picture of the pair together is from 7/9/14.

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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.