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Snowy Owl
(Nyctea scandiaca)

        
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Snowy Owl Information
                                        
Length:
 20 - 27"

Habitat:
 In summer, Arctic tundra. In winter, open country such as marshes, coastal beaches, dunes, open fields, farmland, airports.

Diet:
 In the Arctic, mostly lemmings. In New England, small mammals such as mice, voles, rats, rabbits, and squirrels. Also some birds, including ducks, shorebirds, and songbirds.
 
 
Snowy Owl ID TipsIdentification tips for the Snowy Owl
 
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
         Snowy Owl Winter Map USGS                                             
     
      Winter Map (CBC)    
 
Additional photos and information:

Owling.com
Range map, description, young, habitat, food and feeding, breeding, movements, and life span of Snowy Owl.

Mike Danzenbaker's Bird Photography
Photo of Snowy Owl (immature male).
 
     
   

 

 


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