Snowy Owl

Type: Bird

Conservation Status: Vulnerable (IUCN)

Diet: Mainly small mammals, occasionally small birds and fishes

Longevity in the Wild: Approximately 9 years
Size: 58 cm long; 1.3 metre wingspan

Weight: 1.8 kg

Group Name: Parliament

Taxonomic name: Bubo scandiacus
Fun Fact: Snowy owls spend the winters throughout Canada, but migrate North to the high arctic for every breeding season!

You can find Snowy Owls in the Zoo's Journey to Churchill and Boreal sections.