Arctic visitor: the snowy owl

Metott, Beverly
December 1998
New York State Conservationist;Dec98, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p10
Features the Arctic owl called the snowy owl. Migration to the United States-Canadian border; Reliance on lemmings; Other preys; Ability to turn their heads in a three-quarter turn; Body length of the full grown snowy owl.


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