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Great Horned Owl
(Bubo virginianus)

        
 
Great Horned Owl Information

Size
:  18 - 25"
                                                  
Habitat:  Forests, open country, large woodlots, agricultural areas, streamsides, swamps, large suburban parks. Prefers woodlands with nearby open areas for hunting.
 
Diet:  Rabbits, hares, rodents (staples); other mammals such as opossums and skunks; ducks, grouse, pheasants, crows, songbirds; snakes,

Great Horned Owl
Great Horned Owl
amphibians, insects Photo © David Blevins
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Range maps:
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Great Horned Owl Breeding Map Great Horned Owl Winter Map      
     
Breeding Map     Winter Map (CBC)  
 
Additional photos and information:
 
Owling.com
Range map, description, young, habitat, food and feeding, breeding, movements and life span of this bird
Mike Danzenbaker's Bird Photography
Photo of great horned owl
 
     
   

 

 


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