Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Highly adaptable owl that can live in deep forests as well as open country throughout North, Central and South America.

The owlet is growing. There were so many pictures on this page that the original format would take too long to load. Click on the pictures below to see a larger picture and description. Don't miss the movies below.

UPDATE: The Great Horned Owl had successfully learned to hunt and was released at the end of November.
Turning the owl eggs 5/19/01
5/19/01
Great Horned Owl 6/2/01
6/2/01
Great Horned Owl 6/2/01
6/2/01
Great Horned Owl 6/10/01
6/10/01
Great Horned Owl 6/10/01
6/10/01
Great Horned Owl 6/17/01
6/17/01
Great Horned Owl 6/17/01
6/17/01
Great Horned Owl 6/24/01
6/24/01
Great Horned Owl 6/24/01
6/24/01
Great Horned Owl 7/1/01
7/1/01
Great Horned Owl 7/1/01
7/1/01
Great Horned Owl 7/1/01
7/1/01
Great Horned Owl 7/1/01
7/1/01
Great Horned Owl 7/8/01
7/8/01
Great Horned Owl 7/8/01
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Great Horned Owl 7/8/01
7/8/01
Great Horned Owl 7/8/01
7/8/01
Great Horned Owl 7/15/01
7/15/01
Great Horned Owl 7/15/01
7/15/01
Great Horned Owl 7/15/01
7/15/01
Great Horned Owl 7/15/01
7/15/01
Great Horned Owl 7/21/01
7/21/01
Great Horned Owl 7/21/01
7/21/01
Great Horned Owl 7/21/01
7/21/01
Great Horned Owl 7/21/01
7/21/01
Great Horned Owl 7/28/01
7/28/01
Great Horned Owl 7/28/01
7/28/01
Great Horned Owl 7/28/01
7/28/01
Great Horned Owl 8/4/01
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Great Horned Owl 8/4/01
8/4/01
Great Horned Owl 8/11/01
8/11/01
Great Horned Owl 8/11/01
8/11/01
Great Horned Owl 9/1/01
9/1/01
Great Horned Owl 9/1/01
9/1/01
Great Horned Owl 9/1/01
9/1/01
Great Horned Owl 9/1/01
9/23/01
Great Horned Owl 9/1/01
9/23/01
 

See 15 second movies of the owlet by clicking below. The movies are 344k mpg files, so they may take a few minutes to load.

Owlet Movie 1 - 6/10/01. The sound is quiet because the incubator door was closed.

Owlet Movie 2 - 6/10/01. Sound with incubator door open.

Owlet Movie 3 - 7/28/01.

Owlet Movie 4 - 7/28/01.