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Northern Hawk Owl
(Surnia ulula)

Northern Hawk Owl
Photo © Robert Royse
Northern Hawk Owl Information

 14 - 17"

 Coniferous or mixed forests, forest edges, forest clearings. Edges of burned-over areas, clear-cuts, and open bogs. Prefers habitat near open areas for hunting.

 Small mammals such as mice, lemmings, voles, squirrels, and hares; birds up to the size of grouse; some insects.
Identification tips for the Northern Hawk Owl
Songs and calls of the Northern Hawk Owl
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
          N. Hawk Owl Winter Map USGS                                                
      Winter Map (CBC)    
Additional Information:
Range map, description, young, habitat, food and feeding, breeding, movements and life span of the Northern Hawk Owl.



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