Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Class Aves
Scientific Name Bubo virginianus mayensis

Yucatan Great Horned Owl Description

The owl is smaller than the North American great horned owls.

Size & Weight

  • TAIL LENGTH: (Males) 180 to 198 mm (7.1 to 7.8 in) (Females) 199 to 210 mm (7.8 to 8.3 in)
  • WING CHORD: 297–340 mm (11.7–13.4 in)
  • BILL LENGTH: 39 to 41 mm (1.5 to 1.6 in)
  • TARSAL LENGTH: 54 to 65 mm (2.1 to 2.6 in)

Range

Yucatan Peninsula