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Taxonomy: Order Strigiformes >> Family Strigidae >> Genus Bubo

Great Horned Owl (Unique ID: 1089)
Great Horned Owl
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Species: Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Location: Shawnee Mission Park, Johnson County, Kansas, United States
Age: chick/nestling     Plumage: downy     Activity: perching/standing
Sex: ---     Visibility: partial body     Quantity: multiple
Photographer: David Seibel     Date: April 24, 2009
Equipment: Canon EOS 40D and Canon 500mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 2.3

Notes: If I were to give this one a more creative title, it might be "Crouching Dragon, Roaring Tiger." The "roar," of course, is really a yawn, but it does convey a hint of how voracious a predator this bird is.


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