Great Horned Owlet
Photograph - Photograph
A side view of a great horned owlet in a pine tree. This is one of the three young owls whose parent was photographed in my "Don't Mess With My Chicks".
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A Birding Group - Wings
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Great horned owls range throughout North America from northern Alaska and Canada, south through Mexico to Nicaragua. Also found in parts of South America. Habitat is typically woodland, from dense forest to city parks and vacant lots.
One of the larger owls, adults are 46-63 cm (18-25 in.) in length with a 1 - 1.45 meter (40-57 in.) wingspan and weighing 910-2500 g (2-5.5 lbs.). Florida owls are of the eastern variant.
(Species description from the artist's Wild Florida Photo website www.wildflphoto.com)
July 16th, 2015
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