Great Horned Owl (Bubo bubo)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Aves
Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Bubo
Species : bubo
Scientific name: Bubo bubo
Important Facts:
Length About 66-71 cm
Weight Male – ,Female - 4 kg.
Life Span In wild - 20 years, in captivity - 60 years
Sexual maturity Female - 1 to 3 years
Incubation period 45 days
Clutch size 3-4 eggs
Mountains and forests with cliffs and rocky areas.
Asia, Europe, Northern parts of Africa, Middle East.
Voles, rats, mice, foxes and hares.
(per head)
Chick alive 7 days old – 3 no.