You can find this large bird from North America to Central and South America in dense woodlands and along cliffs and rocky canyons. Once a year, this normally solitary animal will exchange love songs during mating season, and both parents will assist with incubating the 2-3 eggs that are laid.
Conservation Status: Great horned owls are protected by the U.S. Migratory Bird Act.
Did you know?
The great horned owl uses its feather tufts for body language – when they are flat, the owl is irritated. When the tufts are raised, they are inquisitive.