Snowy owl enjoys the sunshine near Horseneck Beach, MA.
Some interesting Snowy Owl Facts:
- The Snowy is the largest North American owl.
- They have a wing span of 54-66″.
- Only their face is pure white.
- They can’t move their eyes, but they can spin their head 270 degrees.
- Their face, beak, legs,and feet are covered with a fine fur like feather.
- They eat voles, lemmings, and other small rodents, as well as other birds.
- The MA Audubon has been working to protect Snowy Owls in North America.
- Norman Smith has been studying them since 1981 and you can read more about him by visiting MA Audobon’s web site by pasting this into your browser: