Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
Introduced range includes
Additional detail French Polynesia Global Invasive Species Listings  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>
Body length (VT) min
Additional detail 45.7 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
average Additional detail 54.6 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 63.5 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Body mass average
Additional detail 1.45 kg Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Additional detail 1.45 kg AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Wingspan min
Additional detail 1.27 m Birds Animal Diversity Web  
average Additional detail 1.4 m Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 1.52 m Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Dimorphism
Additional detail female larger Birds Animal Diversity Web  
Weight
Additional detail 1.19 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 34.7 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail animal habitation
  • Animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail arid
  • Arid
    An arid condition is an environmental condition in which annual precipitation is less than half of annual potential evapotranspiration.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000230
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail canyon
  • Canyon
    Relatively narrow, deep depression with steep sides, the bottom of which generally has a continuous slope.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000169
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cave
  • Cave
    Naturally formed, subterranean open area or chamber.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000067
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail city Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cliff Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cultivated habitat
  • Cultivated habitat
    A geographical feature modified by humans by the preparation of the land, usually for the purposes of growing crops.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000113
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert
  • Desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest
  • Forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail hill
  • Hill
    A rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000083
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail meadow
  • Meadow
    A habitat of rolling or flat terrain where grasses predominate. Typically, what is called a meadow has more biodiversity than a grassland as the former contains not only grasses but a significant variety of annual, biennial and perennial plants.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000108
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail orchard
  • Orchard
    An intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food, typically fruit, production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000115
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river
  • River
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail strait
  • Strait
    A narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000394
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail stream bank
  • Stream bank
    The sloping margin of a stream, serving to confine it to its natural channel.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000142
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail swamp
  • Swamp
    A wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000233
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate woodland biome Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tundra
  • Tundra
    Treeless, level, or gently rolling plains characteristic of arctic or subarctic regions, having a permanently frozen subsoil, and usually supporting low growing vegetation such as lichens, mosses, and stunted shrubs.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000112
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Feeds on
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Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 3 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Litters per year
Additional detail 1 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Total life span max
Additional detail 29 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 2.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 2.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Growth rate
Additional detail 0.14 per day AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 27 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Physiology and Cell Biology

Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>
  • Basal metabolic rate
    Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of energy expended daily by humans and other animals at rest. Rest is defined as existing in a neutrally temperate environment while in the post-absorptive state.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/165109007
Basal metabolic rate
Additional detail 5.24 Watts AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>
Iucn red list category
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>
Not invasive in
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  

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