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

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Recent observations

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 23, 2015

Description

Pair

Photos / Sounds

What

great horned owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

jnelson

Date

April 14, 2015

Description

Great horned owl

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

rbbrummitt

Date

April 20, 2015 07:00 PM MDT

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

powerofone

Date

March 22, 2015

Description

Nesting in metal pipe seen atop right kiln (stone tower-like structure).

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

dkeeffe

Date

March 17, 2015 10:37 PM PDT

Description

By call

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No photos or sounds

What

Great horned owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

elinpierce

Date

April 20, 2015 09:16 AM MDT

Description

Flew. From trees by Blake and swooped at HOK in air

Photos / Sounds

What

great horned owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

sandysdad

Date

April 19, 2015 09:09 AM EDT

Description

great horned owl at main area of the james river park

Photos / Sounds

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What

great horned owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

lscknwrbiota

Date

April 16, 2015 02:45 PM EDT

Description

Okay, they're just babies, but their parents were clearly great horned owls!

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

kucycads

Date

April 11, 2015

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

glmory

Date

April 17, 2015 08:55 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

dwest

Date

April 15, 2015 12:23 PM PDT

Description

My guide explained Swainson's Hawks built and used this stick nest the last two years, but the owls beat them to it this year. I believe the second photograph features the head of an owlet peeking over the edge of the nest.

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What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Date

the past
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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.