Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

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Type: Bird

Diet:Carnivore

Average life span in the wild:   9.5 years

Size:   Body, 20 to 28 in (52 to 71 cm); wingspan, 4.2 to 4.8 ft (1.3 to 1.5 m)

Weight:   3.5 to 6.5 lbs (1.6 to 3 kg)

Group name:   Solitary

Did you know?

Unlike most owls, which are nocturnal, snowy owls are

diurnal—they hunt and are active both day and night.

Courtesy of National Geographic

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