The great horned owlet found in some woods in Beekmantown awaits its return to the trees. Already armed with formidable talons and beak, the raptor will grow a wingspan of between 3.3 and 4.8 feet and weigh between 2 to 5.5 pounds. The species is the most common owl in North and South America.
(Staff Photo/Kelli Catana)
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From April 2011