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Great Horned Owl
(Bubo virginianus)

 
        
Great Horned Owl
Photo © David Blevins
 
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, amphibians, insects
 
Identification tips
for the Great Horned Owl
 
Songs & calls of the Great Horned Owl
 
Browse photos of the Great-horned Owl
 
Range maps:
(Click map to enlarge)
  
Great Horned Owl Breeding Map Great Horned Owl Winter Map      
     
Breeding Map     Winter Map (CBC)    
 
 
Additional photos and information:
 
Great Horned Owl
Range map, description, young, habitat, food and feeding, breeding, movements and life span of this bird. (From Owling.com)
 
Photo of great horned owl
By Mike Danzenbaker Bird Photography
 
     
   

 

 


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