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Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Gmelin, 1788. 13 subspecies recognized, here is shown nacurutu.
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General coloration brown, although it varies a lot with the race. Large tufts of feathers on head, giving sensation of ears. Dark borders of the facial disc. White throat, more visible when the bird's excited. Orange iris and dark bill.
Family Strigidae (Owls)
11/ 199 species available
Transpantaneira, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil, Neotropical Region
Date: 27 march 2010
Author: Alex García
Acknowledgements: Marcelo Padua
 
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