Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Natural History- Small Collections
Object ID:
1932.14.1
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Snowy Owl. Possibly a juvenile, female. Large, white owl with variable black bars and spots. The head is round, eyes are yellow, and the bill is black. Feathered feet and toes provide protection from the arctic cold. Direct flap and glide flight with powerful, deep wingbeats. North America's only all white owl. Found mainly in the tundra of North America; sometimes driven by search for food as far south as Oklahoma, northern Alabama, and central California. Preferred habitats include lakeshores, marine coastlines, and marshes; may roost on buildings in cities and towns

Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Strigiformes
Family:
Strigidae (Owls)
Genus:
Bubo
Date:
1931
Species:
scandiacus
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Snowy Owl before restorationSnowy Owl before restoration
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