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Great Gray Owl Identification Tips
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
 
General Information
- Very large, nocturnal, predatory bird
- Large, rounded head
- Yellow eyes
- Gray facial disks with darker rings
- Gray upperparts with paler barring
- Pale underparts with large, dark irregular streaks
- Sexes similar

Similar species
The Great Gray Owl is larger and grayer than other owls and lacks ear tufts.
 
 
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