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This heavily barred juvenile snowy owl visited the Town of Wells Tuesday, Nov. 26, where it was sighted on Lake Algonquin. (Photo/Ronda Marcellus)


Not a night owl

Saturday, November 30, 2013 - Updated: 7:00 PM

The snowy is the heaviest owl species in North America, stands up to 27 inches tall and is 20-27 inches long, with a wingspan of 4.5 to 5.5 feet. They hunt primarily during the day and breed in the arctic tundra. They sometimes show up in the contiguous United States during the winter. 


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