Snowy Owl

Other Names: none

Distribution: northern coasts worldwide.

Snowy Owl distribution range map

Description:

Size: 53-65 cm in length with a 120-130 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Varies in color from pure white to white with dark spotting or barring. Females are larger and more heavily marked than males. The beak is black and the eyes are tawny.

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Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Bill Shape
hooked
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
aleutians
arkansas
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
greenland
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
broad-wings
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
white
Body Shape
owl
Size
large
Order
true owls, typical owls - strigidae
typical owls and barn owls - strigiformes
typical owls, "earless owls" - strix
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species