Gallery description : picture owl

The average weight of the snowy owl is 1.1kg - 2kg (2.4lbs - 4.4lbs). Snowy Owl is a bird that usually inhabits woodland within the arctic tundra. It has a feathers skin type. This type of birds have 130cm - 164cm (51in - 65in) wing span. The preferred food type is omnivore. The maximum speed it can reach is 80km/h (50mph). These birds usually live 10 - 17 years.

Facts about snowy owls
NameSnowy Owl
KingdomAnimalia
GenusBubo
OrderStrigiformes
Main PreyLemmings, voles, fish
HabitatWoodland within the arctic tundra
Wing Span130cm - 164cm (51in - 65in)
PredatorsHuman, foxes, wild dogs
ColourBlack, white, grey
DietOmnivore
Weight1.1kg - 2kg (2.4lbs - 4.4lbs)
Size (H)60cm - 75cm (24in - 30in)
Life Span10 - 17 years
FamilyStrigidae
TypeBird
Conservation StatusLeast concern
ClassAves
Scientific NameBubo scandiacus
Skin TypeFeathers
Average Clutch Size7
Top Speed80km/h (50mph)
Distinctive FeaturesBlack and white markings and large head
LifestyleSolitary
PhylumChordata
Image Details
Description Picture owl. This licensing tag was added to this file as part of the GFDL ...
Width 1710 pixels
Heigh 1077 pixels
File type JPG
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