The male Snowy Owl is a large white owl with a large round head yellow eyes, and a flecked or barred appearance. The female Snowy Owl has a darker appearance than the male. It is one of the few owls that can be seen during the daytime, however its distance is usually from afar. The range is the Arctic; circumpolar. In the winter it comes southward to Canada and the northern United States. It has a habitat of prairies, fields, marshes, beaches, dunes, breakwaters, and shorelines. It feeds on a variety of mammal prey such as lemmings, voles, squirrels, and birds.
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December 21, 2012
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