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Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus


Great Horned Owls range in length from 18–27 in (46–69 cm) and have a wingspan of 40–60.5 in (101–153 cm); Females are larger than males, an average adult being 22 in (55 cm) long with a 49 in (124 cm) wingspan and weighing about 3.1 lbs (1400 g). Depending on subspecies, Great Horned Owls can weigh from 0.72 to 2.55 kg (1.6 to 5.6 lb).

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jakewade97 9 years ago
Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus Great Horned Owl

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Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Thanks for the information. You could add this to the Captive Animals mission.

Filipe Pereira
Filipe Pereira 9 years ago

This Owl is part of a private zoo. They rescued several animals all around Europe and have a little park (BADOCA SAFARI PARK) where the show us the animals.

KarenL 9 years ago

Hi Felipe! Please can you tell us where you saw this beautiful owl?

ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Beautiful picture! Great Horned Owls are not native to Portugal though... ;-)

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

very nice - where did you see it?

alicelongmartin 9 years ago


harsuame 9 years ago

Bellos ojos excelente

Filipe Pereira
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Spotted on Apr 16, 2011
Submitted on Apr 9, 2012

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