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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

  • LC Least Concern
  • Names (29)
  • Subspecies (13)
Christian Artuso, C. Stuart Houston, Dwight G. Smith, and Christoph Rohner
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated May 30, 2013

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Recommended Citation

Artuso, C., C. S. Houston, D. G. Smith, and C. Rohner (2020). Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.grhowl.01