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Juvenile great grey owl The Great Grey Owl or Lapland Owl, Strix nebulosa, is a very large owl, distributed across the Northern Hemisphere. In some areas it is also called the Great Gray Ghost, Phantom of the north, Cinereous Owl, Spectral Owl, Lapland Owl, Spruce Owl, Bearded Owl and Sooty Owl. Birds,Great Grey Owl,Owl,Strix nebulosa Click/tap to enlarge

Juvenile great grey owl

The Great Grey Owl or Lapland Owl, Strix nebulosa, is a very large owl, distributed across the Northern Hemisphere. In some areas it is also called the Great Gray Ghost, Phantom of the north, Cinereous Owl, Spectral Owl, Lapland Owl, Spruce Owl, Bearded Owl and Sooty Owl.

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  1. Nice headstudy! Posted 9 years ago
  2. Welcome to JungleDragon Meetchum! And a great first upload, sharp as a tack and an awesome bokeh. Great picture! Posted 9 years ago
  3. Intriguing gaze! Posted 9 years ago
  4. Simply wonderful, great pic and great description. Thanks for joining JungleDragon, meetchum! Posted 9 years ago
  5. Well done. Posted 9 years ago

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The great grey owl or great gray owl is a very large owl, documented as the world's largest species of owl by length. It is distributed across the Northern Hemisphere, and it is the only species in the genus ''Strix'' found in both Eastern and Western Hemispheres. In some areas it is also called Phantom of the North, cinereous owl, spectral owl, Lapland owl, spruce owl, bearded owl, and sooty owl.

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