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Northern Hawk Owl
(Surnia ulula)

    
        
Northern Hawk Owl
Photo © Robert Royse
 
Northern Hawk Owl Information

Length:
 14 - 17"

Habitat:
 Coniferous or mixed forests, forest edges, forest clearings. Edges of burned-over areas, clear-cuts, and open bogs. Prefers habitat near open areas for hunting.

Diet:
 Small mammals such as mice, lemmings, voles, squirrels, and hares; birds up to the size of grouse; some insects.
 
 
Northern Hawk Owl ID TipsIdentification tips
for the Northern Hawk Owl
 
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
          N. Hawk Owl Winter Map USGS                                                
     
      Winter Map (CBC)    
 
Additional Information:
 
Owling.com
Range map, description, young, habitat, food and feeding, breeding, movements and life span of Northern Hawk Owl.
 
     
   

 

 


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