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Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus (Gmelin, 1788)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Strigiformes - owls »  family Strigidae - owls »  genus Bubo

Least Concern

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Bubo virginianus - Great Horned Owl

Author: Stolz, Gary M.

Bubo virginianus - Great Horned Owl

Author: Stanley, Carla

Bubo virginianus - Great Horned Owl

Author: Karl Pollak

Bubo virginianus - Great Horned Owl

Author: Karl Pollak

juvenile animal

Bubo virginianus - Great Horned Owl

Author: Stolz, Gary M.

Bubo virginianus - Great Horned Owl

Author: Stolz, Gary M.

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Included taxa

Number of records: 13

subspecies Bubo virginianus elachistus Brewster, 1902 - Baja California Great Horned Owl
subspecies Bubo virginianus heterocnemis (Oberholser, 1904) - Northeastern Great Horned Owl
subspecies Bubo virginianus lagophonus (Oberholser, 1904) - Northwestern Great Horned Owl
subspecies Bubo virginianus mayensis Nelson, 1901 - Yucatán Great Horned Owl
subspecies Bubo virginianus mesembrinus (Oberholser, 1904) - Central American Great Horned Owl
subspecies Bubo virginianus nacurutu (Vieillot, 1817) - South American Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus nacurutu - 0000000001 1

subspecies Bubo virginianus nigrescens Berlepsch, 1884 - North Andean Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus nigrescens - 000000000101000

subspecies Bubo virginianus pacificus Cassin, 1854 - Californian Great Horned Owl
subspecies Bubo virginianus pallescens Stone, 1897 - Desert Great Horned Owl
subspecies Bubo virginianus pinorum Dickerman & Johnson, 2008 - Rocky Mountains Great Horned Owl
subspecies Bubo virginianus saturatus Ridgway, 1877 - Coastal Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus saturatus - 000000000101000

subspecies Bubo virginianus subarcticus Hoy, 1853 - Northern Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus subarcticus - 000000000101000

subspecies Bubo virginianus virginianus (Gmelin, 1788) - Common Great Horned Owl

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Bubo virginianus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [61752071]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Bubo virginianus (Gmelin, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [55006]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Bubo virginianus J. F. Gmelin, 1788]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Bubo virginianus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Bubo virginianus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
DE Zootier-Lexikon [6034:virginian-uhu-virginianus&Itemid=634]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Bubo virginianus (Gmelin, 1788)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Bubo virginianus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Bubo virginianus]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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