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Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus


These are large, thick-bodied owls with two prominent feathered tufts on the head. The wings are broad and rounded. Great Horned Owls are mottled gray-brown, with reddish brown faces and a neat white patch on the throat.


Found in a open area with trees around & a creek near by as well.

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JimmyE 9 years ago

Jemma I'm bad with trees :( but I can go get a pic of just the tree tomorrow and add it on here so you can see :)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

Is this an eucalyptus tree?
How does it look in person?

JimmyE 9 years ago

Jemma I saw him sleeping in the tree around 330- 4pm

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

I love owls. Very elusive though. What time of the day was it?

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Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Nov 9, 2013
Submitted on Nov 9, 2013

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