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Great Grey Owl

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  1. The flying radar. There's so many cool facts about this owl, I don't know where to start. It has a flight that is completely silent. It appears enormous but really is a very skinny bird heavy on feathers. One of my fav birds :) Posted 5 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.

Similar species: Owls
Species identified by Robert Embley
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By Robert Embley

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Uploaded Aug 16, 2015. Captured Aug 15, 2015 12:47.
  • Canon EOS 600D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1328s
  • ISO800
  • 250mm