Wingspan of almost 5 feet. The fiercest of all owls, they will hunt other owl species and even hawks. They are also the only predator that regularly attacks and kills skunks and adept at hunting for fish in shallow water.
The Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis lucida) is one of three subspecies of spotted owl. Though it is the smallest of the spotted owls, it is one of the largest owls in North America, and lives in old-growth forests.So pretty
A Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca, Harfang des neighs) takes flight from a snow covered farm field on an overcast day during the great Snowy Owl Irruption that occurred during the winter of Chris Dodds, photo