Category Archives: Owls

Spectacled Owl Portrait

This guy gets your attention every time.

They are found from Mexico down through all of South America. Having a big range there has kept the population safe and stable.

Spectacled Owl Portrait
Spectacled Owl Portrait

There are a few subspecies so size varies but typically they are about 2 foot tall.

Avian Conservation Center / Birds Of Prey, Charleston.

Great Horned Owl

Not much you need to say about these birds.

The Great Horned Owl is found in both North and South America. They stand about 2 feet tall, have a 5 foot wing span, and weigh 4 pounds.

Great Horned Owl
Great Horned Owl

They have a loud deep call that will wake a photographer in the middle of night, cause them to sit up, even sneak outside to listen.

Avian Conservation Center.

Noticed Something To Eat, Brown Wood Owl

He forgot about everything else around him.

Noticed Something To Eat, Brown Wood Owl
Noticed Something To Eat, Brown Wood Owl

Brown Wood Owls are found in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Taiwan, and south China. Their call is more like a scream than what we would think of as an Owl call.

Noticed Something To Eat, Brown Wood Owl
Noticed Something To Eat, Brown Wood Owl

They need dense forests to survive, an ongoing problem. In addition Wood Owls are even more nocturnal than most Owls.

Noticed Something To Eat, Brown Wood Owl
Noticed Something To Eat, Brown Wood Owl

Avian Conservation Center, South Carolina.