Length: 9 - 12"
Habitat: Coniferous or mixed forests, forest edges, dense stands of aspen trees.
Diet: Mainly small mammals such as voles, mice, shrews, and lemmings. Also insects and occasionally small birds.
Description, voice, habitat, nesting, and diet. Includes photo. (From NH Fish & Game)
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
New England Range
The Boreal Owl is a rare winter visitor to New England.
Range Maps from Cornell
Boreal Owl year-round range
Includes separate map of sightings.