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The Great Horned Owl was about 24 inches from head to tail and appeared to be well fed.

Just before taking this picture, I watched him swallow what appeared to be a pocket gopher. Good riddance to the pocket gopher. The Great Horned Owl is a welcome visitor to our backyard anytime.

When 27-Oct-2009
Species  Great Horned Owl 
Place  Manitou Springs
Region(s)  El Paso County  Colorado 

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