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

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Recent observations

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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nicetim

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April 20, 2016

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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sarahnwilson

Date

April 29, 2016 12:19 PM PDT

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Description

Owlets!

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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April 30, 2016 10:28 AM PDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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jdonnell

Date

April 15, 2016

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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aaron17

Date

April 27, 2015 05:15 PM PDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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johnboback

Date

April 30, 2016

Description

Terrible long distance picture of an adult on the right and a downy chick on the left. Old Red-tailed Hawk nest.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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cladonia_chris

Date

May 1, 2016 11:13 AM EDT

Description

Monster of a bird!

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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digibirdtrek

Date

September 19, 2015 07:33 AM PDT

Description

Common roost for these two juveniles.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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digibirdtrek

Date

April 6, 2015 09:47 AM PDT

Description

Great Horned Owl

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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fatroosterfarm

Date

April 30, 2016

Description

been tracking this nest since march. owlet is now about 8" high, starting to feather out

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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sanguinaria33

Date

April 30, 2016 10:09 AM CDT

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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blpetersen

Date

April 30, 2016 11:50 AM CDT

Description

Seen in mid day appeared to be chasing green heron over wetland

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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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