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Great-horned Owl

bubo virginianus


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.


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

EmilyMarino 6 years ago

Thank you both! :)

jeslowery 6 years ago


CalebSteindel 6 years ago

stunning capture, emily!

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Colorado, USA

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

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