Great Gray Owl
Other Names: Phantom of the north, Cinereous Owl, Spectral Owl, Lapland Owl, Spruce Owl, Bearded Owl, Sooty Owl
Distribution: northern North America and Asia.
Size: 61-84 cm in length with a 120-150 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Dusky grey mottled with darker grey and white, with large facial disks and a distinctive black chin spot bordered by white patches, resembling a bow tie. The beak is light grey-yellowish, and the eyes are bright yellow.