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    • Bubo virginianus
  • English
    • Great Horned Owl
  • Spanish
    • Búho cornudo
    • Ñacurutú
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    • GHOW
  • French
    • grand-duc d'Amérique

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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mrawlins

Date

December 3, 2016 06:05 PM PST

Description

Heard two calling at duskk

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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mlodinow

Date

February 20, 2013 04:30 PM MST

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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reallifeecology

Date

November 30, 2016 05:05 PM PST

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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anaxyrus

Date

November 25, 2016

Description

San Diego County, California

Observed in riparian corridor.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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psweet

Date

April 19, 2015 07:11 AM CDT

Description

SONY DSC

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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mikeliu

Date

November 19, 2016

Description

We use a sound to attract the great horned owl fly closer. And another great horned owl landed at a close snag. There was no territory display, so I assume the two great horned owl are couple.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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mazer

Date

February 17, 2013 01:04 PM PST

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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sansue

Date

December 1, 2016

Description

Sighted in the evening while driving. The owl flew low across the road and up to a spruce tree.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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varajuan

Date

May 2, 2015 08:20 AM MDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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ehjalmarson

Date

April 25, 2015 06:52 PM CDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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haleytm

Date

November 19, 2016 04:59 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

finatic

Date

November 25, 2016 06:40 PM PST

Description

Yuma County, Arizona, US

We came back to the hotwl after dinner and found this pair of owls displaying to each other.

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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.
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