Great grey owl (Strix nebulosa)
|Also known as:||Great gray owl|
- Great grey owls feed mainly on small rodents, and are able to accurately locate prey under two feet of snow.
- Great grey owls can be found in dense coniferous forests across much of the northern hemisphere.
- Great grey owls have the largest facial disk of any bird of prey.
- When food is scarce the female great grey owl will starve in order to feed her chicks, and may lose up to a third of her body weight.
Classifed as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix III of CITES (2).
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