Northern Hawk Owl

Other Names: Hawk Owl

Distribution: boreal forests worldwide.

Hawk Owl distribution range map

Description:

Size: 36-39 cm in length with a 74-81 cm wingspan, weighing approximately 300 g.

Plumage: Barred chestnut and white over most of the body. The off-white to gray facial disks have bold black borders. The legs are gray and the beak and eyes are yellow.

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Northern Hawk Owl

Northern Hawk Owl

Bill Shape
hooked
Regions
alaska
alberta
british columbia
connecticut
idaho
illinois
iowa
labrador
maine
manitoba
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
montana
nebraska
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new york
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south dakota
vermont
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
long-wings
pointed-wings
Habitat
Forests
Color
brown
Body Shape
owl
Size
medium
Order
true owls, typical owls - strigidae
typical owls and barn owls - strigiformes
typical owls, "earless owls" - strix
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species