Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Class Aves
Scientific Name Bubo virginianus elachistus

Baja California Great Horned Owl Description

It is one of the smallest subspecies of owls.

Size & Weight

(Males)

  • TAIL LENGTH: 175 to 206 mm (6.9 to 8.1 in)
  • WING CHORD: 305 to 335 mm (12.0 to 13.2 in)
  • BILL LENGTH: 33 to 38 mm (1.3 to 1.5 in)

(Females)

  • WING CHORD: 330 mm (13 in)
  • TAIL LENGTH: 211 mm (8.3 in)

Range

Southern Baja California (Mexico)