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Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus


Large and chunky owl with prominent 'ear' tufts.


This one in a densely forested park within the suburbs.


Found the owl by listening to a group of crows that was harassing it. It was high enough in the tree that an unobstructed shot was difficult. The additional pictures show some different views, including one of the angry crows.

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alicelongmartin 11 years ago

The best way to find owls in the day time is to listen for the crows!

alicelongmartin 12 years ago

Nice, his ears give him away!

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Ames, Iowa, USA

Spotted on Jan 7, 2012
Submitted on Jan 13, 2012

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