Great Grey Owls

Great Grey Owls

Strix nebulosa

About the Great Grey Owls:

These owls are completely covered with grey and white feathers, have long tail feathers and a large face with yellow eyes.  Whilst being a large owl they are not very heavy as much of their size is their head, tail and fluffy feathers. 

Habitat and Distribution

Great grey owls are found in North America, northern Europe and northern Asia. They are found in pine forests that are near open areas such as meadows or bogs. 

Both parents help to raise the young, which leave the nest before autumn.  Great grey owls normally lay four eggs in a large disused birds nest or old trees.  

Conservation Status: Common

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