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 administrative region Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail agricultural feature Environments - EOL project  
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 canopy Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail canopy 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 chaparral
  • chaparral
    A shrubland area found primarily in regions with a Mediterranean climate (mid, wet winters and hot dry summers) often shaped by wildfires.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000301
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail city Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cliff Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail crevasse 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 flood plain
  • flood plain
    An area which is subject to periodic flooding.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000255
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 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 grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lake
  • lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marsh
  • marsh
    A wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000035
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marsh
  • marsh
    A wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000035
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 mountain
  • mountain
    A landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill, but there is no universally accepted standard definition for the height of a mountain or a hill although a mountain usually has an identifiable summit and a local relief of more than 300m.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000081
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail nest of bird
  • nest of bird
    A bird nest is the spot in which a bird lays and incubates its eggs and raises its young.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005805
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 pinyon juniper woodland
  • pinyon juniper woodland
    A pinyon juniper woodland is a conifer woodland which has a tree community primarily composed of trees of the subsection Cembroides of the genus Pinus and the genus Juniperus.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000244
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plain
  • plain
    A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level, and of considerable extent.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000086
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plateau
  • plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plateau
  • plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail prairie
  • prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000260
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail quarry
  • quarry
    An open-pit mine from which rock or minerals are extracted.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000284
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail rangeland biome
  • rangeland biome
    A rangeland biome is an anthropogenic terrestrial biome which is primarily used for the rearing and grazing of livestock.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000247
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 scrubland
  • scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
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
  • stream
    Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000023
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 terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
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
IUCN  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail watercourse Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail wetland
  • wetland
    An area that is inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000043
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail wetland
  • wetland
    An area that is inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000043
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail wetland
  • wetland
    An area that is inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000043
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
interacts with
Additional detail American Coot GloBI  
Additional detail Baltimore Oriole GloBI  
Additional detail Barn Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Barred Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Bird Hawks GloBI  
Additional detail Black-capped Chickadee GloBI  
Additional detail California Gull GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Chipmunk GloBI  
Additional detail Clark's Nutcracker GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Common Raven GloBI  
Additional detail Cooper's Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Cottontail Rabbits GloBI  
Additional detail Deer Mice GloBI  
Additional detail Deer Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Desert Woodrat GloBI  
Additional detail Elf Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Franklin's Ground Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Ground Squirrels GloBI  
Additional detail Harris' Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Hawk Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Kangaroo Rats GloBI  
Additional detail Least Flycatcher GloBI  
Additional detail Long-tailed Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Merriam's Chipmunk GloBI  
Additional detail Mountain Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Nelson's Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Flicker GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Raccoon GloBI  
Additional detail Osprey GloBI  
Additional detail Pack Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Pied-billed Grebe GloBI  
Additional detail Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Rabbits and Hares GloBI  
Additional detail Red Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Red-backed Voles GloBI  
Additional detail Red-tailed Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Ring-tailed Cat GloBI  
Additional detail Rose-breasted Grosbeak GloBI  
Additional detail Ruffed Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Short-eared Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Snowshoe Hare GloBI  
Additional detail Snowy Egret GloBI  
Additional detail Spruce Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Squirrels GloBI  
Additional detail Tucu-tucu Gigante GloBI  
Additional detail Veery GloBI  
Additional detail Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Weasels GloBI  
Additional detail Western Screech Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Wood Duck GloBI  
feeds on
Additional detail American Coot GloBI  
Additional detail Barn Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Barred Owl GloBI  
Additional detail California Gull GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Clark's Nutcracker GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Common Raven GloBI  
Additional detail Cottontail Rabbits GloBI  
Additional detail Crow GloBI  
Additional detail Crow GloBI  
Additional detail Crow GloBI  
Additional detail Deer Mice GloBI  
Additional detail Deer Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Desert Woodrat GloBI  
Additional detail Elf Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Ground Squirrels GloBI  
Additional detail Harris' Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Hawk Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Kangaroo Rats GloBI  
Additional detail Long-tailed Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Merriam's Chipmunk GloBI  
Additional detail Mountain Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Nelson's Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Flicker GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Flicker GloBI  
Additional detail Osprey GloBI  
Additional detail Pack Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Pied-billed Grebe GloBI  
Additional detail Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Rabbits and Hares GloBI  
Additional detail Red Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Red Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Red-backed Voles GloBI  
Additional detail Ring-tailed Cat GloBI  
Additional detail Ruffed Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Ruffed Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Short-eared Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Snowshoe Hare GloBI  
Additional detail Snowy Egret GloBI  
Additional detail Spruce Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Squirrels GloBI  
Additional detail Tucu-tucu Gigante GloBI  
Additional detail Veery GloBI  
Additional detail Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Weasels GloBI  
Additional detail Western Screech Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Wood Duck GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail American Coot GloBI  
Additional detail American Crow GloBI  
Additional detail American Kestrel GloBI  
Additional detail Baltimore Oriole GloBI  
Additional detail Barn Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Barred Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Black Skimmer GloBI  
Additional detail Black-billed Magpie GloBI  
Additional detail Black-capped Chickadee GloBI  
Additional detail Black-tailed Jackrabbit GloBI  
Additional detail Blue-winged Teal GloBI  
Additional detail Broad-winged Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Brown-headed Cowbird GloBI  
Additional detail Buller's Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Burrowing Owl GloBI  
Additional detail California Gull GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Canvasback GloBI  
Additional detail Caspian Tern GloBI  
Additional detail Chukar GloBI  
Additional detail Clark's Nutcracker GloBI  
Additional detail Common Grackle GloBI  
Additional detail Common Gray Fox GloBI  
Additional detail Common Muskrat GloBI  
Additional detail Common Raven GloBI  
Additional detail Cooper's Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Deer Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Desert Woodrat GloBI  
Additional detail Double-crested Cormorant GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Cottontail GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Screech Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Elf Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Ferruginous Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Forster's Tern GloBI  
Additional detail Fox Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Franklin's Ground Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Franklin's Gull GloBI  
Additional detail Great Horned Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Great Horned Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Grey-breasted Jay GloBI  
Additional detail Harris' Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Hawk Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Herring Gull GloBI  
Additional detail Least Flycatcher GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Scaup GloBI  
Additional detail Long-eared Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Long-tailed Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Marsh Rabbit GloBI  
Additional detail Meadow Jumping Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Merriam's Chipmunk GloBI  
Additional detail Mink GloBI  
Additional detail Mississippi Kite GloBI  
Additional detail Mountain Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Nelson's Pocket Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Flicker GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Goshawk GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Harrier GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Mockingbird GloBI  
Additional detail Ord's Kangaroo Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Osprey GloBI  
Additional detail Peregrine Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Pied-billed Grebe GloBI  
Additional detail Plains Viscacha Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Red Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Red-breasted Merganser GloBI  
Additional detail Red-chested Moustached Tamarin GloBI  
Additional detail Red-necked Grebe GloBI  
Additional detail Red-shouldered Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Red-tailed Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Ring-billed Gull GloBI  
Additional detail Ring-necked Duck GloBI  
Additional detail Ring-necked Pheasant GloBI  
Additional detail Ring-tailed Cat GloBI  
Additional detail Rock Dove GloBI  
Additional detail Rose-breasted Grosbeak GloBI  
Additional detail Rough-legged Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Ruddy Duck GloBI  
Additional detail Ruffed Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Short-eared Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Snowshoe Hare GloBI  
Additional detail Snowy Egret GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Spruce Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Striped Skunk GloBI  
Additional detail Swainson's Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Swallow-tailed Kite GloBI  
Additional detail Tucu-tucu Gigante GloBI  
Additional detail Turkey Vulture GloBI  
Additional detail Veery GloBI  
Additional detail Weasels GloBI  
Additional detail Western Screech Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Western Tanager GloBI  
Additional detail Wild Turkey GloBI  
Additional detail Wood Duck GloBI  
Additional detail Wood Thrush GloBI  

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  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Bubo virginianus</i>
first appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 4.9 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
first appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 1.8 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
last appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
last appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

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>
population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
conservation status
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  
extinction status
Additional detail extant Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology  
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

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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