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North Words - No matter what they're called, great horned owls are large, fearless

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Sometimes called a "tiger on wings" or "tiger owl", our most recognized owl of Minnesota's Northwoods is certainly known by numerous names. Hoot owl (because of its call), cat owl (because of its large round face and ear tufts), chicken owl (occasional prey item), eagle owl (its large size), and big-eared owl (for obvious reasons) are some of the many other names that the great horned owl is called.

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