Check Out These Birds of Prey in Real-Time HD!

If bald eagles weren’t already the iconic bird of prey for the United States, then the great horned owl would surely earn the honor. This owl’s range covers nearly every conceivable habitat in North America, and can make a nest anywhere from the desert to the Arctic.

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Their prey mostly consists of mice and frogs, but it has the capacity to overpower mammals and other birds that are as big or bigger than itself — which is pretty large, considering it’s North America’s largest common owl.

The great horned owl’s wings are soft, short, and wide, which help keep them warm in the winter, and allow them to fly with almost absolute stealth.

Which raptor do you think is the best? Share a photo of your favorite bird of prey in the comments!

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Matthew M. Sullivan holds a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Grand Valley State University, with emphases in fiction and nonfiction. He lives smack-dab between some railroad tracks and Grand Rapids Michigan's third-busiest road, and spends his time studying film and literary fiction.
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