Great Horned Owl
Common Name: Great Horned Owl
Scientific Name: Bubo virginianus
A group of them is called: A parliament.
We just call him: "Echo"
Size: 43 - 64 cm (length) Wingspan: 91 - 153 cm
Weight: 1.2 - 1.6 kg (females are somewhat larger than males)
Lifespan: ~ 13 years (wild), 20 - 30 years (captivity)
Diet: Carnivore (Bird of Prey)
Echo came to us as only a nestling and was born in captivity, so cannot be released into the wild. Now, Echo is all grown up and helping us to educate our future generations about Ontario wildlife.
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