Great Grey Owl

Strix nebulosa - Chouette lapone

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Strix

  • Species
    :

    nebulosa

Descriptor

Forster, JR, 1772

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 69 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 134 à 158 cm.
  • Weight
    : 825 à 1700 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Strix nebulosa nebulosa (n North America)
  • Strix nebulosa lapponica (n Europe, n Asia)

Foreign names

  • Chouette lapone,
  • Cárabo Lapón,
  • Coruja-cinzenta,
  • Bartkauz,
  • szakállas bagoly,
  • Laplanduil,
  • Allocco di Lapponia,
  • Lappuggla,
  • Lappugle,
  • sova tmavá,
  • puštík vousatý,
  • Lapugle,
  • lapinpöllö,
  • gamarús de Lapònia,
  • Lappugla,
  • puszczyk mszarny,
  • ziemeļpūce,
  • bradata sova,
  • Бородатая неясыть,
  • カラフトフクロウ,
  • 乌林鸮,
  • 烏林鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal ; Shrubland : Boreal ; Grassland : Subarctic ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

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