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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 Pamswildimages
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Uploaded Dec 12, 2015. Captured Jan 19, 2015 14:33 in 5553 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0, Canada.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • f/5.0
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO500
  • 250mm