Snowy owl

Snowy owl


Literature Snowy Owl
[order] Strigiformes |

Snowy Owl determination[order] Strigiformes | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Nyctea scandiaca | [UK] Snowy Owl | [FR] Harfang des neiges | [DE] Schnee-Eule | [ES] Buho nival | [IT] Civetta delle nevi | [NL] Sneeuwuil


Diet of Finnish Snowy Owls Nyctea scandiaca
Author(s): A. Hakala, K. Huhtala, A. Kaikusalo, E. Pulliainen & S. Sulkava
Abstract: The Snowy Owl has, during the last 70 years, bred in Finnish Lapland only in 1974, 1987, and 1988. We collected diet material directly from nest bowls, and from pellets found around the nests and at the resting sites of adults and young. These three ..[more]..
Source: Ornis Fennica 83:59-65. 2006
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First fossil record of the Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)(Aves: Strigidae) from Bulgaria
Author(s): Zlatozar BOEV
Abstract: The Snowy Owl is a resident species, spread in the Arctic zone. Sometimes itmakes irregular dispersial movements to the south. It inhabits the hilly tundraand rocky coasts. It nests on the ground. Separate individuals may reach the Temperate zone dur..[more]..
Source: Historia naturalis bulgarica, 9, 1998: 79-86
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Author(s): W. R. SIEGFRIED et al
Abstract: This paper reports preliminary data on daily rhythmic fluctuations in skin and deep body temperatures of captive owls, and is a by-product of research aimed at the development of radio-telemetric techniques suitable for continuous, simultaneous monit..[more]..
Source: Condor 77:502
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All of Strigidae

  1. Boreal Owl
  2. Aegolius funereus
  1. Eagle owl
  2. Bubo bubo
  1. Eagle-Owl
  2. Bubo bubo
  1. Great Grey Owl
  2. Strix nebulosa
  1. Little Owl
  2. Athene noctua
  1. Long-eared Owl
  2. Asio otus
  1. Pygmy-Owl
  2. Glaucidium passerinum
  1. Scops-Owl
  2. Otus scops
  1. Short-eared Owl
  2. Asio flammeus
  1. Snowy Owl
  2. Nyctea scandiaca
  1. Tawny Owl
  2. Strix aluco
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