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Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus

Description:

Also known as the Tiger Owl. Great Horned Owls range in length from 18-25 inches (46–68 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).

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


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1 Comment

PaulBeaudry
PaulBeaudry 9 years ago

Beautiful!

Scarletthdz
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Scarletthdz

Heróica Puebla de Zaragoza, Puebla, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 17, 2011
Submitted on Jul 19, 2011

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