great gray owl


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Synonyms for great gray owl

large dish-faced owl of northern North America and western Eurasia

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Designated as an Important Bird Area by the National Audubon Society, the Sax-Zim Bog is a major wintering ground for northern owls including the "Phantom of the North"--the three-foot-tall great gray owl.
Deaths at the Owl Foundation property during a WNV outbreak (July 26-September 28, 2002) and results of real-time RT-PCR on tissues from dead birds (a) Species At risk Died Tested Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) 20 20 11 Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) 26 26 17 Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) 27 27 23 Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) 11 11 11 Northern Saw-whet Owl (Ae.
Possible intraspecific killing by a Great Gray Owl.
Based on natural breeding range, the following species were classified as northern: Snowy Owl, Great Gray Owl, Northern Hawk Owl, Boreal Owl, and Northern Saw-whet Owl (for scientific names see Table) These are also the species that had death rates >90% during the 2002 WNV outbreak at the Owl Foundation.
Aircraft #N926FR features a black-tailed deer fawn on each side of its tail and on its wingtips and aircraft #N805FR features a great gray owl.
More than 1,000 species of Cascades wildlife depend on this land, including the gray wolf, grizzly bear, spotted owl and great gray owl.
These animals include pine marten, Pika, yellow-bellied marmots, western toads, Cascade frogs, spotted frogs, goldeneye (duck), great gray owls, boreal owl, three-toed and black-backed woodpeckers, gray jays, Clark's nutcracker, mountain bluebirds, and gray-crowned rosy -finch.
Thanks to the great gray owls that came down from Canada last winter to offer birdwatchers like me beauty in the snow.
Great gray owls, which also may migrate south this year, may look bigger, but they don't have the snowy's muscle.
These include pine marten, Pika, yellow-bellied marmots, western toads, Cascade frogs, spotted frogs, goldeneye (duck), great gray owls, boreal owl, three-toed woodpeckers, black-backed woodpeckers, gray jays, Clark's nutcracker, mountain bluebirds, gray-crowned rosy-finch and many more species.
Unique animals visible in the high Cascades include pine marten, Pika, yellow-bellied marmots, western toads, Cascade frogs, spotted frogs, goldeneye (duck), great gray owls, boreal owl, three-toed woodpeckers, black-backed woodpeckers, gray jays, Clark's nutcracker, mountain bluebirds, gray-crowned rosy-finch and many more species.
They are also prime real estate for red squirrels, bushy-tailed wood rats, northern goshawks, great gray owls, and long-eared owls.
Within 5 days in mid-August, five Great Gray Owls (Strix nebulosa) died in the Tiergarten Sch6nbrunn Vienna Zoo.