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  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
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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's 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 Gophers 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's 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 Gophers 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 Allegheny Woodrat GloBI  
Additional detail American Coot GloBI  
Additional detail American Crow GloBI  
Additional detail American Kestrel GloBI  
Additional detail American Mink GloBI  
Additional detail American White Pelican GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Shrew GloBI  
Additional detail Baltimore Oriole GloBI  
Additional detail Band-tailed Pigeon 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-footed Ferret GloBI  
Additional detail Black-tailed Jackrabbit GloBI  
Additional detail Blue-throated Macaw 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 Bunny Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Burrowing Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Bushy-tailed Woodrat GloBI  
Additional detail California Gull GloBI  
Additional detail California Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Canvasback GloBI  
Additional detail Cascade Mantled Ground Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Caspian Tern GloBI  
Additional detail Chilean Shrew Opossum 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 Poorwill 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 Fox Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Screech Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Elegant Fat-tailed Opossum GloBI  
Additional detail Elf Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Ferruginous Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Ferruginous Pygmy Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Forster's Tern 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's 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 Mexican Free-tailed Bat 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 Northern Saw-whet Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Ord's Kangaroo Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Osprey GloBI  
Additional detail Packrat GloBI  
Additional detail Peregrine Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Pied-billed Grebe GloBI  
Additional detail Pinyon Jay GloBI  
Additional detail Plains Viscacha Rat GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Falcon GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Pygmy Rabbit 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 Scaled Quail GloBI  
Additional detail Sharp-tailed Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Short-eared Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Silver-haired Bat GloBI  
Additional detail Snowshoe Hare GloBI  
Additional detail Snowy Egret GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Spruce Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Star-nosed Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Striped Skunk GloBI  
Additional detail Swainson's Hawk GloBI  
Additional detail Swallow-tailed Kite GloBI  
Additional detail Tengmalm's Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Townsend's Mole GloBI  
Additional detail Tree Swallow GloBI  
Additional detail Tucu-tucu Gigante GloBI  
Additional detail Turkey Vulture GloBI  
Additional detail Turner Island Woodrat GloBI  
Additional detail Veery GloBI  
Additional detail Weasels GloBI  
Additional detail Western Screech Owl GloBI  
Additional detail Western Tanager GloBI  
Additional detail White-throated Sparrow 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)
    The older bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/paleo_firstapp_ea
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 4.9 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
  • First Appearance (Younger Bound)
    The younger bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/paleo_firstapp_la
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 1.8 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
  • Last Appearance (Older Bound)
    The older bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/paleo_lastapp_ea
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
  • Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
    The younger bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/paleo_lastapp_la
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  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

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

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