Utah Bird Profile
  Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus

Name Roots: (L. bubo, "great horned owl" - of Virginia)

In Utah:   
by Candy Zaffis

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a cliff at a height of 30-50 (15-70) feet, in a abandoned nest nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mountain riparian and lowland riparian habitats.
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