Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl
Classification(s) : Predator
Cat Name : Owl
Common Name : Great Horned Owl
Scientific Name : Bubo virginianus
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A Large owl with large ear tufts and orange face disks bordering yellow eyes. Their coloring is brown and grey with barring and a white throat. The female is larger than the male.

Physical Statistics :

Size: 46-63 cm (18-25 in)
Wingspan: 101-145 cm (40-57 in)
Weight: 910-2500 g (32.12-88.25 ounces)

Behavior :

They hunt at night, preying on anything from mammals (from rodents to skunks and rabbits) to birds (from other owls to crows/ravens to geese). They can be found in a variety of habitats, preferring the open grasslands or forests where prey is plentiful.

Social Organization :

Solitary unless breeding pairs with chicks.

Approval Level : Admin; Great Horned Owls have large territories and would effect multiple clans if they took to taking cats as food.
Danger Level : High (All cats are vulnerable);

Owls are ambush predators and the Great Horned Owl is able to take down large prey.