Gallery description : snowy owl

Snowy Owl (bubo scandiacus) is a bird type animal. It usually lives in woodland within the arctic tundra. The animal weights about 1.1kg - 2kg (2.4lbs - 4.4lbs) and lives for 10 - 17 years. Human, foxes, wild dogs are dangerous for snowy owls. See the table below to learn more facts.

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Facts about snowy owls
NameSnowy Owl
Weight1.1kg - 2kg (2.4lbs - 4.4lbs)
DietOmnivore
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Scientific NameBubo scandiacus
TypeBird
LifestyleSolitary
Life Span10 - 17 years
KingdomAnimalia
Main PreyLemmings, voles, fish
HabitatWoodland within the arctic tundra
Size (H)60cm - 75cm (24in - 30in)
ClassAves
Average Clutch Size7
ColourBlack, white, grey
Skin TypeFeathers
GenusBubo
OrderStrigiformes
Distinctive FeaturesBlack and white markings and large head
PhylumChordata
FamilyStrigidae
Top Speed80km/h (50mph)
Wing Span130cm - 164cm (51in - 65in)
PredatorsHuman, foxes, wild dogs
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