The complete natural history of this popular species, told in straightforward text and illustrated with brilliant color photographs. The Great Horned Owl is a year-round resident over much of the United States and Canada, from dense forests to suburbia and city parks. Special adaptations, hunting and feeding techniques, nest building, growth and development of the young, and aggressive behavior are covered in depth.
Dwight G. Smith is a professor and chair of the biology department at the Southern Connecticut State University and a technical consultant for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Program. He has conducted extensive research and written widely on the Great Horned Owl.