Baking: Great Horned Owl


Bubo virginianus

Length: 15-25 in Wingspan: 40-60 in Weight: 2-5 lbs


Mottled brown/buff/gray/black plumage with lighter, barred chest. Orange/brown facial disk. Prominent feather tufts.




Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

Great Horned Owls and their relatives hunt by sound. Their hearing is so acute that they can detect the sound of a mouse moving under a foot of snow, or even scurrying across leaves a football field away.

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