Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Class Aves
Scientific Name Bubo virginianus heterocnemis

Northeastern Great Horned Owl Description

The owl has a dark grey form.

Size & Weight

  • TAIL LENGTH: 220 to 250 mm (8.7 to 9.8 in)
  • WING CHORD: (Males) 350 to 365 mm (13.8 to 14.4 in) (Females) 370 to 390 mm (15 to 15 in)
  • BILL LENGTH: 38 to 48 mm (1.5 to 1.9 in)
  • TAIL LENGTH: 211 mm (8.3 in)

Range

Northern Quebec, Newfoundland, Ontario, Northeastern United States