Great Horned Owl

The Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) is a large carnivorous owl most commonly recognized by the feather tufts on its head known as plumicorns. They have an average life span 5-15 years and normally weigh around 2-5.5 lbs (1-2.5 kg). Being a nocturnal creature, they are often hard to spot, however they can often be heard after sunset and/or just before dawn.

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