[Bubo bubo]
  Habitat: northern coniferous forests, taiga,
  rocky coast lines, steppe and grasslands
  Wingspan: 63–74"
  Weight: 3.3-9.3 lb
  Average Lifespan: 15-20 years
  Incubation Period: 31-36 days
  Number of Young: 1-4
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

  

 

 

  - Active mainly from dusk to dawn.
  - Flight is noiseless.
  - Rocky landscapes or cliffs are favored nesting sites.
  - The male’s call is a deep,"oohu-oohu-oohu", and the female's is slightly higher than the male's.
  - When threatened, they may bark and growl.
  - It is sometimes referred to as the world's largest owl.
  - Fledged young are cared for by both parents for around 20–24 weeks.

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