Snowy Owl

Snowy owl (Nyctea scandiaca)

Snowy owl (Nyctea scandiaca)

Scientific name: Nyctea scandiaca
Height: 530mm to 660mm
Geographical distribution: Arctic regions

Habitat: tundra, bare rocky ground Diet: lemmings, rabbits, hares, rats, moles, voles, pikas, ground squirrel, pheasants, partridge, grebes and gulls

Here are the names of the Snowy owls we have at the sanctuary: