Great Horned Owl

Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus)

Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus)

Scientific name: Bubo virginianus
Height: 430mm to 530mm
Geographical distribution: north and south America

Habitat: woodland park, forest and desert
Diet: small mammals, birds (including other owls) and reptiles. Will often store surplus food which is unusual
Status: widespread, threatened locally

Here are the names of the Great Horned owls we have at the sanctuary: