Great grey owl

The great grey owl is a large species the owl family native to Scandinavia and North America.

They are one of the largest owls in the world and weigh over 2kg, have a wingspan of 1.6m and can 72cm tall. ¬†An adult has the head the size of a small child’s!

Their prey consists mainly of voles but they will take song birds and crows.

This owl nests in abandoned crows nests, but some people but old dog baskets in trees for them to raise their fluffy chicks.

They dive head first into snow drifts after lemmings!