Length: 18 - 25"
Habitat: Forests, open country, large woodlots, agricultural areas, streamsides, swamps, large suburban parks. Prefers woodlands with nearby open areas for hunting.
Diet: Rabbits, hares, rodents (staples); other mammals such as opossums and skunks; ducks, grouse, pheasants, crows, songbirds; snakes, amphibians, insects
Great Horned Owlet
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(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
Year-round Range Map
Year-round sightings of the Great Horned Owl over last 10 years