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Great-horned Owl

bubo virginianus

Description:

Large, thick-bodied owls with two prominent feathered tufts on the head. The wings are broad and rounded. In flight, the rounded head and short bill combine to create a blunt-headed silhouette. Great Horned Owls are mottled gray-brown, with reddish brown faces and a neat white patch on the throat. Their overall color tone varies regionally from sooty to pale. The light coloration on this individual is typical of the Colorado Eastern Plains.

Habitat:

Agricultural Area


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4 Comments

Awesome capture Emily,wow :) congrats and thanks for sharing

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 4 years ago

Thank you both! :)

jeslowery
jeslowery 4 years ago

beautiful!

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 4 years ago

stunning capture, emily!

EmilyMarino
Spotted by
EmilyMarino

Colorado, USA

Lat: 39.91, Long: -105.06

Spotted on Feb 14, 2015
Submitted on Feb 15, 2015

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