The Pacific Northwest is home to more than a dozen species of owls The great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) is the most widely distributed owl in both the Pacific NW and North America, occupying dense forests, open woodlands, clearcuts, deserts, and urban environments, including golf courses, cemeteries, and parks with adjacent woodlots. Other owls in this area include Barred Owls, Snowy Owls, Barn Owls, Spotted Owls, Great Gray Owl, Western Screech Owl, Burrowing Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Northern Pygmy Owl, Flammulated Owl, Long Eared Owl, Short Eared Owl, Boreal Owl;
Juvenile Northern Saw-whet Owl on Ponderosa pine branch, Okanogan Highlands

Barn Owl, Okanogan Highlands.
Great Horned Owl, twilight snowfall, Kettle River Valley, Ferry County, Washington State.
Great Horned Owl, Willow Creek, Western Montana.

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