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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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Strigiformes > Strigidae

Snowy Owl

Bubo scandiacus

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Beautiful owl. Completely white with variable amount of black markings. In general, old males are the whitest, while immature females have the most dark markings. Favors lakeshores and coastal areas with fields, marshes, piers, and sand dunes in winter. Breeds on arctic tundra and irrupts south in numbers only some winters.

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